follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

personable

[pur-suh-nuh-buh l] /ˈpɜr sə nə bəl/
adjective
1.
of pleasing personal appearance; handsome or comely; attractive.
2.
having an agreeable or pleasing personality; affable; amiable; sociable.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see person, -able
Related forms
personableness, noun
personably, adverb
quasi-personable, adjective
quasi-personably, adverb
unpersonable, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for personably

personable

/ˈpɜːsənəbəl/
adjective
1.
pleasant in appearance and personality
Derived Forms
personableness, noun
personably, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for personable

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for personably

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends