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approachable

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adjective ap·proach·able \ə-ˈprō-chə-bəl\

Simple Definition of approachable

  • : easy to talk to or deal with

  • : able to be reached or approached

Full Definition of approachable

  1. :  capable of being approached :  accessible; specifically :  easy to meet or deal with <friendly and approachable people>

ap·proach·abil·i·typlay \-ˌprō-chə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of approachable

  1. The supervisor is quite approachable, so don't hesitate to bring up any problems you have.

  2. The topic is complex but the book itself is very approachable.

  3. The cabin is approachable from several directions.



1571

First Known Use of approachable

1571



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