likable

or like·a·ble

[ lahy-kuh-buhl ]
/ ˈlaɪ kə bəl /

adjective

readily or easily liked; pleasing: a likable young man.

QUIZZES

BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We know you’ll tackle this quiz totis viribus! See how many words from the week of Oct 12–18, 2020 you get right!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?

Origin of likable

First recorded in 1720–30; like2 + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM likable

lik·a·ble·ness, lik·a·bil·i·ty, like·a·ble·ness, like·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·lik·a·ble, un·like·a·ble, adjectiveun·lik·a·ble·ness, un·like·a·ble·ness, nounun·lik·a·bly, un·like·a·bly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for likable

British Dictionary definitions for likable

likable

likeable

/ (ˈlaɪkəbəl) /

adjective

easy to like; pleasing

Derived forms of likable

likability, likeability, likableness or likeableness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012