Definition of likeable in English:

likeable

(US likable)

adjective

  • (especially of a person) pleasant, friendly, and easy to like.

    ‘a very likeable young woman’
    • ‘Often times I have noted that it is very popular and likeable people that die young.’
    • ‘A friendly and likeable fellow, Ritchie has all the people skills needed to keep the show on the road.’
    • ‘His theology is fairly sound, and he is a very pleasant and likeable person.’
    • ‘A friendly, likeable man with a rare sense of humour, he had a story for every hour of the day and every day of the week.’
    • ‘Being a likeable person you get on well with neighbors and friends.’
    • ‘He was such a charming and likeable man that you wanted to do things simply because he was Sergio.’
    • ‘He presents the character as a wise, warm and generally likeable fellow not asking much out of life.’
    • ‘But each one of them is intelligent, with strong, engaging, likeable personalities.’
    • ‘He's a gentle giant who wouldn't want to hurt anyone, he's such a likeable person.’
    • ‘He was very likeable and he was known to a lot of people, not only in the Moston area, but around Manchester too.’
    • ‘Lack of confidence in my ability to be a likeable person who gets on well with others.’
    • ‘Her desire to see the world and get out of the mundane makes her a likable character, despite her trance-like personality.’
    • ‘I would like to think I am a likable person, fun to be with but I am not other people so I don't know.’
    • ‘He was a good natured, kind and likeable gentleman who commanded much regard throughout the region’
    • ‘He was the first owner of the second pub in Kilmovee and he became a very popular publican and a very likeable gentleman which he still is.’
    • ‘Plausibly and endearingly awkward, Joe is an immensely likeable hero.’
    • ‘For my own part I will retain a host of delightful memories of this very modest and ever so likeable man.’
    • ‘A victory for the likeable Scott would be a popular one this week for everyone apart from the bookmakers.’
    • ‘The characters are likable and believable, and the friendship between Grant and Paul comes across as authentic.’
    • ‘Some of them engage the viewer with their characterisation, although not many people are very likable, despite the skill the actors bring to their parts.’
    pleasant, nice, friendly, agreeable, affable, amiable, genial, civil, personable, charming, popular, clubbable, good-natured, engaging, warm, pleasing, appealing, endearing, convivial, congenial, winning, delightful, enchanting, attractive, winsome, fetching, captivating, lovable, adorable, sweet
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Pronunciation

likeable

/ˈlʌɪkəb(ə)l/