(esp. BrE) (also likable AmE, BrE) adj.
be, seem
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
genuinely, immensely, most
immediately, instantly

He had a certain rakish air that made him immediately likeable.

Likeable is used with these nouns: ↑character

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • likeable — likeable; dis·likeable; un·likeable; …   English syllables

  • Likeable — Like a*ble (l[imac]k [.a]*b l), a. See {Likable.} [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • likeable — index attractive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • likeable — also likable, 1730, from LIKE (Cf. like) (v.) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Likeableness …   Etymology dictionary

  • likeable — is the preferred form, not likable …   Modern English usage

  • likeable — (also likable) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ pleasant; easy to like. DERIVATIVES likeably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • likeable — [līk′ə bəl] adj. LIKABLE …   English World dictionary

  • likeable — [[t]la͟ɪkəb(ə)l[/t]] also likable ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is likeable is pleasant and easy to like. He was an immensely likeable chap. Syn: pleasant …   English dictionary

  • likeable — UK [ˈlaɪkəb(ə)l] / US adjective pleasant, friendly, and easy to like a likeable character …   English dictionary

  • likeable — adjective see likable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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