Origin of agreeable
Examples from the Web for agreeable
I found the sauce/complex aromas hailing from Guizhou in the south of China to be most agreeable.
The jukebox plays a medley of sixties tunes, an apt and agreeable feature.All Hail Richard Hamilton, the Father of British Pop Art|Chloë Ashby|February 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But you could afford to drift to the left of your readership as long as you maintained an agreeable tone about it.
That sounds like an agreeable enough figure until you recall that he got 78 percent of the Jewish vote in 2008.Michael Tomasky on Obama’s Problem With Jewish Voters in November|Michael Tomasky|April 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He is well received everywhere for his manners are good and agreeable.
The agreeable resources of Paris must certainly please and instruct every class of characters.
"I shall have another pipe," he proclaimed, with an agreeable note of excess.Marriage|H. G. Wells
The feathers on their thighs are round like shells at the end, and being there very thick, have an agreeable effect.Extinct Birds|Walter Rothschild
It is an adjectival form, like Datis, and means probably "pleasant, agreeable."
In agreeable surprise Beauty offered her hand to the handsome prince, and assisted him to rise.Old-Time Stories|Charles Perrault
late 14c., "to one's liking," from Old French agreable (12c., Modern French agréable) "pleasing, in agreement, consenting, thankful," from agreer "to please" (see agree). Related: Agreeably.