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(especially of a person) pleasant, friendly, and easy to like:‘a very likeable young woman’
pleasant, nice, friendly, agreeable, affable, amiable, genial, civil, personable, charming, popular, clubbable, good-natured, engaging, warm, pleasing, appealing, endearing, convivial, congenial, winning, delightful, enchanting, attractive, winsome, fetching, captivating, lovable, adorable, sweetcouthysimpaticochummy, pally, darling, lovely, adorbsView synonyms
- ‘But each one of them is intelligent, with strong, engaging, likeable personalities.’
- ‘The characters are likable and believable, and the friendship between Grant and Paul comes across as authentic.’
- ‘A friendly and likeable fellow, Ritchie has all the people skills needed to keep the show on the road.’
- ‘He was such a charming and likeable man that you wanted to do things simply because he was Sergio.’
- ‘He was very likeable and he was known to a lot of people, not only in the Moston area, but around Manchester too.’
- ‘Plausibly and endearingly awkward, Joe is an immensely likeable hero.’
- ‘Often times I have noted that it is very popular and likeable people that die young.’
- ‘His theology is fairly sound, and he is a very pleasant and likeable person.’
- ‘He's a gentle giant who wouldn't want to hurt anyone, he's such a likeable person.’
- ‘Being a likeable person you get on well with neighbors and friends.’
- ‘Lack of confidence in my ability to be a likeable person who gets on well with others.’
- ‘For my own part I will retain a host of delightful memories of this very modest and ever so likeable man.’
- ‘He presents the character as a wise, warm and generally likeable fellow not asking much out of life.’
- ‘A friendly, likeable man with a rare sense of humour, he had a story for every hour of the day and every day of the week.’
- ‘I would like to think I am a likable person, fun to be with but I am not other people so I don't know.’
- ‘Her desire to see the world and get out of the mundane makes her a likable character, despite her trance-like personality.’
- ‘He was the first owner of the second pub in Kilmovee and he became a very popular publican and a very likeable gentleman which he still is.’
- ‘Some of them engage the viewer with their characterisation, although not many people are very likable, despite the skill the actors bring to their parts.’
- ‘He was a good natured, kind and likeable gentleman who commanded much regard throughout the region’
- ‘A victory for the likeable Scott would be a popular one this week for everyone apart from the bookmakers.’
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