Meaning of likeably in English:


Pronunciation /ˈlʌɪkəbli/


(mainly US likably)

See likeable

‘The final piece starts with the clichéd scenario of a materially successful but spiritually unhappy male named Michael Wiley, played as likeably inept by Daniel McDonald.’
  • ‘Luhning, in contrast, starts out as likably mild-mannered and awkward, so that the final frustrated explosion of his repressed feelings is unexpected and shocking.’
  • ‘However, it falters due to its desire to shoe-horn a palpably insincere message about love into the likeably silly plot.’
  • ‘It really is helpful if they cast their leads as likeably as possible.’
  • ‘Before I can recommend the games to anyone, and I do, I usually have to mention that it will test your threshold for the likably bizarre.’