inclined to associate with or be in the company of others.
friendly or agreeable in company; companionable.
characterized by agreeable companionship: a sociable evening at the home of friends.
Chiefly Northern and Midland U.S. an informal social gathering, especially of members of a church.
- so·cia·ble·ness, noun
- so·cia·bly, adverb
- non·so·cia·ble, adjective
- non·so·cia·ble·ness, noun
- non·so·cia·bly, adverb
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How to use sociable in a sentence
For others, the thought of shared office devices, a lack of social distancing and an expectation to be, well, sociable again, fills them with dread.‘We’re seeing a wide spectrum of feelings’: Reopening of society and offices is causing unexpected anxiety | Jessica Davies | May 17, 2021 | Digiday
Sabrine was the outgoing, sociable type, and had many friends, while Ziad was shy and a little more introverted.
“sociable” and “puckish” is how a Toledo Blade headline described them in 1957.Lovable ‘Madagascar’ Penguins Are Known to Rape and Torture in Real Life | Asawin Suebsaeng | November 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The goal of the present research is to help create the programming for a robot that is “a sociable partner.”
He was gregarious and sociable, enjoying the company of entourages whenever he went to Cannes or some other film festival.My Friend, Roger Ebert: Pulitzer Prize Winner Tom Shales on the Moving Documentary ‘Life Itself’ | Tom Shales | July 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Edmund is now 4, and is a giggly, sociable, nosy, occasionally impertinent boy.
He'd rather see me doing my duty than having a sociable pipe with him and hearing about the war.The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd
He had traveled over Europe, and parts of the East, and possessed great colloquial powers when inclined to be sociable.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
A man who is swayed by his feelings is more sociable and agreeable to converse with than one who is swayed by his intelligence.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre | Jean de La Bruyre
But she was not exactly a sociable old lady, and few of the Thetford people knew her.Robin Redbreast | Mary Louisa Molesworth
Almost the first thing with which I became sociable was a book which, at my first sight of it, had a fascination for me.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete | Gilbert Parker
British Dictionary definitions for sociable
friendly or companionable
(of an occasion) providing the opportunity for friendliness and conviviality
mainly US another name for social (def. 9)
a type of open carriage with two seats facing each other
- sociability or sociableness, noun
- sociably, adverb
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