likeable


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like·a·ble

 (lī′kə-bəl)
adj.
Variant of likable.
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.likeable - (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelingslikeable - (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.likeable - 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"
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Translations

likeable

[ˈlaɪkəbl] ADJsimpático, agradable
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

likeable

[ˈlaɪkəbəl] adj [person] → sympathiquelike-for-like like for like [ˌlaɪkfərˈlaɪk]
adjéquivalent(e)
adv [compare] → sur des bases identiques
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

likeable

(Brit), likable
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

likeable

[ˈlaɪkəbl] adjsimpatico/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
And so he easily maintained the reputation of being a most democratic and likeable fellow, and indeed he was likable.
If he were young and likeable he might prove a very pleasant addition to society in Four Winds.
"I ain't got a hunch, but I got a tolerable likeable hand," Campbell announced, as he slid in his slip; "but it's not a raising hand."
His manner varies from genial bullying when he is in a good humor to stormy petulance when anything goes wrong; but he is so entirely frank and void of malice that he remains likeable even in his least reasonable moments.
As figures as diverse as Betty Shabazz, Orpheus and Fat Albert stand and fall alongside one another, the persona of the poet also emerges, quirky and likeable, a palatable version of black masculinity unavoidably juxtaposed with contemporary media images of gun-toting, boisterous endangered black male predators.
Tom's a likeable chap and the six-part series is a likeable offering from aptly named production company Feelgood Fiction.
Kingdom (ITV1, Sunday) - it has, to be fair, only just begun and will hopefully get better - sees the likeable Stephen Fry playing a likeable small-time solicitor in a small town.
The brief nature of the books in the series does not allow for all that much development, but Turk is likeable and readers will relate to his relationship with his parents and his quest to get the girl.
It's likeable, gentle stuff starring Clement Mathieu, the type of thing that you'd get on TV over the Easter Bank Holiday (if you lived in France.) Nothing ground-breaking, but it's good, old-fashioned entertainment (only with sub-titles).
JOHN (Ben Chaplin), a likeable, mild-mannered banker who's been rather unlucky in love, decides to take a chance and arranges a mail-order bride via the internet.
Mr Jones made his character, a likeable rogue who arrived in Ambridge in 1954 on the back of a gipsy caravan, a popular one among the show's many listeners.
Elder has created a highly likeable story--and after all, what kid wouldn't want his own ninja?