: of, relating to, or characteristic of congenial neighbors; especially : friendly <a neighborly welcome>
— neigh·bor·li·ness noun
Examples of NEIGHBORLY
- She was friendly in a neighborly way.
- <they were neighborly folks, always ready to lend a helping hand whenever necessary>
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Related to NEIGHBORLY
- amicable, bonhomous, buddy-buddy, chummy, collegial, companionable, comradely, cordial, genial, hail-fellow, hail-fellow-well-met, hearty, matey [chiefly British], friendly, palsy, palsy-walsy [slang], warm, warmhearted
- antagonistic, hostile, unfriendly
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