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British Dictionary definitions for neighbourly

neighbourly

US neighborly

adjective
  1. kind, friendly, or sociable, as befits a neighbour
Derived Formsneighbourliness or US neighborliness, noun
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Examples from the Web for neighbourly

Historical Examples

  • What we've got to do is, to keep up our spirits, and be neighbourly.

    Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit

    Charles Dickens

  • In Addington nearly every house was open to the neighbourly hand.

    The Prisoner

    Alice Brown

  • Additionally, in some neighbourly flat, a phonograph performed.

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus

  • He stepped up beside them with a word of neighbourly greeting.

    The Mermaid

    Lily Dougall

  • Sponges, slate-rags, and neighbourly solicitude did what they could.

    Emmy Lou

    George Madden Martin