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Variant of lovable.
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Adj.1.loveable - having characteristics that attract love or affection; "a mischievous but lovable child"
desirable - worth having or seeking or achieving; "a desirable job"; "computer with many desirable features"; "a desirable outcome"
amicable - characterized by friendship and good will
loving - feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances"
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References in classic literature ?
Once upon a time there were three Princesses who were all three young and beautiful; but the youngest, although she was not fairer than the other two, was the most loveable of them all.
"Graceful, certainly; and, very possible, loveable, to those who know him."
Uncouth, perhaps, and brutal, too, if judged too harshly by the standards of effete twentieth- century civilization, but withal noble, dignified, chivalrous, and loveable.
Heartbroken staff at Twycross Zoo are mourning the loss of a 'loveable' monkey.
Based on the popular picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, it follows loveable Zog as he and his fellow pupils are taught by Madame Dragon how to fly, roar, breathe fire...
In the heart-warming live action adventure "Disney's Christopher Robin,"the young boy who loved embarking on adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with a band of spirited and loveable stuffed animals, has grown up and lost his way.
In the supporting event, the Loveable Plate for class VI Division III and IV gone over 1,100 metres bay colt Dangal galloped to a splendid victory in an front-running display.
A FATHER of four who died in a crash in Llanddulas on Wednesday was a 'loveable rogue' and 'petrol head', according to his family.
I think what made her so loveable is that we've all had a Vera in our lives, that gobby northern woman who rules the roost but has a heart of gold.
Peter Sallis, alias Norman Clegg, brought to our Sunday night screens a loveable character that so many of the older generation could acquaint to.
THIS loveable dog is look-looking for a new home after she grew bigger than expected.
IT'S lucky these rogues are loveable, as Leona Lewis would have had a right go at them if they weren't.