Compare French accostable.
accostable (comparative more accostable, superlative most accostable)
- (obsolete, rare) Approachable; affable.
(Can we date this quote?), Nathaniel Hawthorne, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
- Old soldiers, I know not why, seem to be more accostable than old sailors. One is apt to hear a growl beneath the smoothest courtesy of the latter.
accoster + -able
accostable m, f (plural accostables)
- approachable (of a person)
- (nautical) dockable (at which you can land a boat)