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likable

or like·a·ble

[ lahy-kuh-buhl ]
/ ˈlaɪ kə bəl /
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adjective
readily or easily liked; pleasing: a likable young man.
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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
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British Dictionary definitions for likable

likable

likeable

/ (ˈlaɪkəbəl) /

adjective
easy to like; pleasing

Derived forms of likable

likability, likeability, likableness or likeableness, noun
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