He seemed not quite a man of the world, a little shy in manner, yet he addressed me kindly and sociably.
"But you're not English," said Peter sociably, his arms on the table.
It flowed along chattily and sociably, and under its influence the new friendship gathered ease and strength.
Kitchener had learned to speak the Arab tongue not only freely but sociably.
Undertakers who were sociably disposed took each other's measures, composed epitaphs, and talked about cremation.
Apart from nervousness, she was sociably inclined, and yearned for company.
They took it sociably, they lingered at the window, inhaling the odour of the fresh wet that splashed over the sultry town.
Tavernake was not sociably inclined and took no pains to conceal the fact.
And here taking out what he said he had brought, the pair made their repast peaceably and sociably.
If misery loves company, as the proverb says, why should not happiness be also sociably disposed?
1550s, "enjoying the company of others," from Middle French sociable (16c.) and directly from Latin sociabilis "close, intimate, easily united," from sociare "to join, unite," from socius "companion, ally" (see social (adj.)).