[ uh-proh-chuh-buh l ]
/ əˈproʊ tʃə bəl /


capable of being approached; accessible.
(of a person) easy to meet, know, talk with, etc.

Origin of approachable

First recorded in 1565–75; approach + -able

Related forms Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for approachableness

  • Other social assets of this type are amenableness, affability, hospitality and approachableness.

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British Dictionary definitions for approachableness


/ (əˈprəʊtʃəbəl) /


capable of being approached; accessible
(of a person) friendly

Derived Forms

approachability or approachableness, noun
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