likable


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lik·a·ble

also like·a·ble  (lī′kə-bəl)
adj.
Pleasing; attractive.

lik′a·ble·ness, like′a·ble·ness n.

likable

(ˈlaɪkəbəl) or

likeable

adj
easy to like; pleasing
ˌlikaˈbility, ˌlikeaˈbility, ˈlikableness, ˈlikeableness n

lik•a•ble

or like•a•ble

(ˈlaɪ kə bəl)

adj.
readily or easily liked; pleasing.
[1720–30]
lik′a•ble•ness, lik`a•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.likable - (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelingslikable - (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings; "the sympathetic characters in the play"
drama - the literary genre of works intended for the theater
2.likable - easy to like; agreeable; "an attractive and likable young man"
liked - found pleasant or attractive; often used as a combining form; "a well-liked teacher"

likable

likeable
Translations
مُسْتَحَب، خَفيف الظِّل، جذّاب
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like2

(laik) verb
1. to be pleased with; to find pleasant or agreeable. I like him very much; I like the way you've decorated this room.
2. to enjoy. I like gardening.
ˈlik(e)able adjective
(of a person) agreeable and attractive.
ˈliking noun
1. a taste or fondness (for). He has too great a liking for chocolate.
2. satisfaction. Is the meal to your liking?
should/would like
want. I would like to say thank you; Would you like a cup of tea?
take a liking to
to begin to like. I've taken a liking to him.

likable

a. agradable, amable, simpático-a.
References in classic literature ?
Two estimates the steward quickly made of Michael: he was a likable dog, genial-natured on the face of it, and he was a valuable dog.
Certainly, Michael had never met a man so immediately likable.
And so he easily maintained the reputation of being a most democratic and likeable fellow, and indeed he was likable.
Come as often as you like," Anne responded heartily, thankful that one of Roy's sisters was likable.
Edward Alleyn, from the portrait preserved at [78] his noble foundation at Dulwich, like a fine Holbein, figures, in blent strength and delicacy, as a genial, or perhaps jovial, soul, finding time for sentiment,--Prynne (included, we suppose, in this company, like the skull at the feast) as a likable if somewhat melancholic young man; while Garrick and his wife playing cards, after Zoffany, present a pair of just very nice young people.
She was just, conscientious, economical, industrious; a regular attendant at church and Sunday-school, and a member of the State Missionary and Bible societies, but in the presence of all these chilly virtues you longed for one warm little fault, or lacking that, one likable failing, something to make you sure she was thoroughly alive.
Craven looked over the collection of sturdy little bodies and round red-cheeked faces, each one grinning in its own particular way, and he awoke to the fact that they were a healthy likable lot.
Besides, he was a likable man: sweet-tempered, ready-witted, frank, without grins of suppressed bitterness or other conversational flavors which make half of us an affliction to our friends.
According to findings from researchers at the University of Toronto, people who take and post large amounts of selfies tend to overestimate how good-looking and likable they are in real life.
Josh: "I think at the beginning of your career, one of the most important things you can do is just be a likable person.
Last year, the literary worldor at least its blogosphere divisionenjoyed a good argument about whether novels should be built around likable characters.
According to Gallup poll, 81 percent of Americans consider Obama likable, while 64 percent considered the same about Romney.