- Likable Lik"a*ble (l[imac]k"[.a]*b'l), a.
Such as can be liked; such as to attract liking; easy to
like; evoking sympathy; as, a likable person. --Thackeray.
[WordNet sense 1+2]
2. disposed to please. [WordNet sense 3]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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likable — index palatable, preferable, sapid, savory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
likable — [adj] nice, pleasant agreeable, amiable, appealing, attractive, charismatic, charming, engaging, enjoyable, friendly, genial, good, good natured, likeable, pleasing, preferable, relishable, sweet, sweet natured, sympathetic, winning, winsome;… … New thesaurus
likable — [līk′ə bəl] adj. having qualities that inspire liking; easy to like because attractive, pleasant, genial, etc. likableness n. likability … English World dictionary
likable — adjective a) Capable of being liked. I suppose hes likable; why shouldnt he be? b) Having qualities tending to result in being liked; friendly, personable. Shes a naturally likable person, with lots of friends. Ant: unlikable … Wiktionary
likable — likableness, likability, n. /luy keuh beuhl/, adj. readily or easily liked; pleasing: a likable young man. Also, likeable. [1720 30; LIKE2 + ABLE] Syn. genial, attractive, winsome, engaging. * * * … Universalium
likable — lik|a|ble likeable [ˈlaıkəbəl] adj likable people are nice and easy to like ▪ a friendly likeable little boy … Dictionary of contemporary English
likable — var. of LIKEABLE. * * * likable, likame see likeable, licham … Useful english dictionary
likable — or likeable adjective Date: 1730 having qualities that bring about a favorable regard ; pleasant, agreeable • likability noun • likableness noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
likable — Synonyms and related words: acceptable, admirable, adorable, affable, agreeable, ambrosial, amiable, amicable, angelic, appetizing, attractive, blissful, caressable, charming, cheerful, compatible, complaisant, congenial, cordial, cuddlesome,… … Moby Thesaurus
likable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. lovable, adorable, charming. See love. Ant., unlikable. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. agreeable, amiable, attractive; see friendly 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. winning, agreeable, charming,… … English dictionary for students