personable

adjective per·son·able \ ˈpərs-nə-bəl , ˈpər-sə-nə-bəl \

Definition of personable

:pleasant or amiable in person :attractive

personableness

noun

Examples of personable in a Sentence

  1. The hostess was very personable.

  2. He is a personable young man.

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First Known Use of personable

15th century


PERSONABLE Defined for English Language Learners

personable

adjective

Definition of personable for English Language Learners

  • : friendly or pleasant in manner : easy to get along with


PERSONABLE Defined for Kids

personable

adjective per·son·able \ ˈpərs-nə-bəl , ˈpər-sə-nə-bəl \

Definition of personable for Students

:pleasing in appearance or manner

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