neighborly

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

neigh·bor·ly

adjective \-lē\

: helpful and friendly

Full Definition of NEIGHBORLY

:  of, relating to, or characteristic of congenial neighbors; especially :  friendly <a neighborly welcome>
neigh·bor·li·ness noun

Examples of NEIGHBORLY

  1. She was friendly in a neighborly way.
  2. <they were neighborly folks, always ready to lend a helping hand whenever necessary>

First Known Use of NEIGHBORLY

1558

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