sociable

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Etymology[edit]

socialize +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

sociable (comparative more sociable, superlative most sociable)

  1. Tending to socialize or be social; friendly; inviting; congenial.
    He's normally pretty quiet, but he gets much more sociable around women.
    • Shakespeare
      Society is no comfort to one not sociable.
  2. Offering opportunities for conversation; characterized by much conversation.
    a sociable party
  3. (archaic) Capable of being, or fit to be, united in one body or company; associable.
    • Hooker
      They are sociable parts united into one body.
  4. (obsolete) No longer hostile; friendly.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Beaumont and Fletcher to this entry?)

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