personable

[ pur-suh-nuh-buh l ]
/ ˈpɜr sə nə bəl /

adjective

of pleasing personal appearance; handsome or comely; attractive.
having an agreeable or pleasing personality; affable; amiable; sociable.

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Origin of personable

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at person, -able

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British Dictionary definitions for personable

personable
/ (ˈpɜːsənəbəl) /

adjective

pleasant in appearance and personality

Derived forms of personable

personableness, nounpersonably, adverb
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