companionable


com·pan·ion·able

adjective \kəm-ˈpan-yə-nə-bəl\

Definition of COMPANIONABLE

:  marked by, conducive to, or suggestive of companionship :  sociable <companionable people> <companionable laughter>
com·pan·ion·abil·i·ty \-ˌpan-yə-nə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
com·pan·ion·able·ness noun
com·pan·ion·ably \-ˈpan-yə-nə-blē\ adverb

Examples of COMPANIONABLE

  1. <a companionable pat on the back let me know that my shipmates were now my friends>
  2. <a good club for companionable enthusiasts of the great outdoors>

First Known Use of COMPANIONABLE

14th century

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