companionable

[ kuh m-pan-yuh-nuh-buh l ]
/ kəmˈpæn yə nə bəl /

adjective

possessing the qualities of a good companion; pleasant to be with; congenial.

Origin of companionable

1350–1400; Middle English. See companion1, -able

Related forms

com·pan·ion·a·bil·i·ty, com·pan·ion·a·ble·ness, nouncom·pan·ion·a·bly, adverbun·com·pan·ion·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for companionable

companionable

/ (kəmˈpænjənəbəl) /

adjective

suited to be a companion; sociable

Derived Forms

companionableness or companionability, nouncompanionably, adverb
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