Definition of personable in US English:



  • (of a person) having a pleasant appearance and manner.

    ‘he was so personable and well-spoken’
    ‘she is quite a personable young woman’
    • ‘He was clearly bright, personable, charming and capable of writing good journalism.’
    • ‘He has a personable manner that reels the audience in and keeps them on his side.’
    • ‘It does make you an energetic person, and one who has an infectious and personable manner.’
    • ‘We wish both these personable young men every success in their careers ahead.’
    • ‘Some of his support was the result of his personal popularity, the appeal of a personable young man full of hope and energy.’
    • ‘He's one of the most brilliant people I've ever met, and he's very engaging and personable.’
    • ‘This person must be personable, friendly and approachable.’
    • ‘For anyone contemplating international travel, I can highly recommend travelling with a cute, personable infant.’
    • ‘The label says it is, and the personable young man selling it assures his customers loudly and repeatedly that it is indeed the real deal.’
    • ‘One personable young man crawls around on the floor searching for bottle caps that can be redeemed for neat prizes.’
    pleasant, nice, friendly, agreeable, affable, amiable, genial, civil, charming, popular, clubbable, good-natured, engaging, warm, pleasing, appealing, endearing, convivial, congenial, winning, delightful, enchanting, attractive, winsome, fetching, captivating, lovable, adorable, sweet
    pleasant, agreeable, likeable, nice, amiable, affable, charming, congenial, genial, good-natured, engaging, pleasing
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