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Having or exhibiting the qualities of a friendly neighbor.

neigh′bor·li·ness n.


(ˈneɪ bər li)

having or showing qualities befitting a neighbor; friendly.
neigh′bor•li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.neighborly - exhibiting the qualities expected in a friendly neighbor
friendly - characteristic of or befitting a friend; "friendly advice"; "a friendly neighborhood"; "the only friendly person here"; "a friendly host and hostess"


Of or befitting a friend or friends:
References in classic literature ?
Shelby, now, mebbe won't think this yer the most neighborly thing in the world; but what's a feller to do?
Across the valley, and apparently quite neighborly and close at hand, the giant form of the Jungfrau rose cold and white into the clear sky, beyond a gateway in the nearer highlands.
Bygrave, as one of her husband's friends, and, naturally, one of her charming niece's admirers), to join him that day at the residence to which he had removed from Aldborough; she was obliged to leave early, but she could not reconcile it to her conscience to go without calling to apologize for her apparent want of neighborly consideration; she had found nobody in the house; she had not been able to make the servant hear; she had presumed (not discovering that apartment downstairs) that Mrs.
According to their idea of the matter, it was a folly, indeed, but pardonable, inasmuch as Ernest was industrious, kind, and neighborly, and neglected no duty for the sake of indulging this idle habit.
then you own it was only meant for a neighborly visit on your part, and without the sanction of law.
Just beyond it is a nice little grove of Scotch firs, and I used to be very fond of strolling down there, for trees are always a neighborly kind of things.
The same disposition to scrutiny and dissent appeared in civil, festive, neighborly, and domestic society.
That gives his mother time to rest, does both the children good, and keeps things neighborly.
creatures, which have always been distinguished for a neighborly and
I failed to treat a proposal you made to me, a short time since, in a friendly and neighborly way.
I can get politics and chat and neighborly conveniences from cheaper companions.
Olsen, who paid neighborly calls of cheer and were tactful in their offers of help and in studiously avoiding more reference than was necessary to Billy's predicament.