- readily or easily liked; pleasing: a likable young man.
Origin of likable
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genial, attractive, winsome, engaging.
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Examples from the Web for likeability
It is a heavy tome, utterly devoid of insight, warmth, wisdom or likeability.Hatchet Job of the Year 2014 Shortlist Announced
January 19, 2014
To this point, the Delaware doofus always seemed cloaked in an invincible air of likeability.Joe Biden’s Rude Debate Laughter: The Joke’s on Him
October 12, 2012
Gallup just this week put the likeability ratings at Obama 60, Romney 31.
Pew emailed me some numbers—they had Bush leading John Kerry on likeability by 47 to 36 percent in September 2004.
That jokes that concede the obvious cost little and earn back something valuable in terms of likeability and credibility.'Ask Not' Who Wrote JFK's Best Lines
November 1, 2010
- easy to like; pleasing
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