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lovable

adjective lov·able \ˈlə-və-bəl\

Simple Definition of lovable

  • : easy to love : having attractive or appealing qualities

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lovable

  1. :  having qualities that attract affection

lovability

play \ˌlə-və-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

lovableness

noun

lovably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of lovable in a sentence

  1. He has a bad temper, but he's still lovable.

  2. <she was a lovable child, always helpful and kind>



14th Century

First Known Use of lovable

14th century

Variants of lovable

also

loveable

play \ˈlə-və-bəl\

LOVABLE Defined for Kids

lovable

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adjective lov·able \ˈlə-və-bəl\

Definition of lovable for Students

  1. :  easy to love :  having attractive or appealing qualities <a lovable child>





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