- 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 unlikable
But we should be more ready to celebrate both real and fictional women for daring to be unlikable.Roxane Gay: Not Such a 'Bad Feminist' After All
August 12, 2014
Whatever the answer, the inverse desire for unlikable characters—truly despicable ones—is interesting.This Week’s Hot Reads: May 28, 2013
May 28, 2013
She speaks to Lucy Scholes about blending fact and fiction, her unlikable main character, and her next novel featuring a medium.Pat Barker on ‘Toby’s Room,’ Historical Fiction, and the Booker
October 5, 2012
As an adult, she could be considered an unlikable character.Escape from Korea
March 13, 2010
- easy to like; pleasing
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