Affected with moderate mental retardation and capable of being trained in self-care and in simple social and work skills in a sheltered environment.
"Hey Frank, how come you haven't gotten up yet?" asked the teacher.
"I'm w-wet and sticky," replied the trainable.
by Joe1015 September 22, 2005
(n.) Circa-1970's politically correct term for a mentally disabled person who is still able to follow simple instructions.
Don't call him a moron, please call that retarded person a trainable.
by Mango January 02, 2003
Formerly known as a retard, mongloid, or mouth breather. One that is retarded or mentally slow.
Look at that little yellow schoolbus full of trainables.
by Tim Norton December 06, 2003
Alleged politically correct term for a retard. Inevitably gave the politically incorrect a new word for retard.
Can be used in an excellent "you're in denial" style gambit.
"Dan, you're such a trainable"
"I'm not trainable!"
"AAHAHAHAHAHAAAA"
by J. P. Killham February 14, 2004
Not completely hopeless in bed.
Eh, he's trainable.
by ~alli~ January 30, 2004

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