adjective \ˈsō-shə-bəl\

: liking to be with and talk to other people

: involving or allowing friendly and pleasant social relations

Full Definition of SOCIABLE

:  inclined by nature to companionship with others of the same species :  social
a :  inclined to seek or enjoy companionship
b :  marked by or conducive to friendliness or pleasant social relations
so·cia·ble·ness noun
so·cia·bly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of SOCIABLE

  1. They are sociable people who enjoy having parties.
  2. They had a very sociable evening.

Origin of SOCIABLE

Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin sociabilis, from sociare to join, associate, from socius
First Known Use: 1511



Definition of SOCIABLE

:  an informal social gathering frequently involving a special activity or interest

First Known Use of SOCIABLE



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