Definition of Personable

1. Adjective. (of persons) pleasant in appearance and personality.

Similar to: Attractive
Derivative terms: Personableness



Definition of Personable

1. a. Having a well-formed body, or person; graceful; comely; of good appearance; presentable; as, a personable man or woman.

Definition of Personable

1. Adjective. (context: of a person) Having a pleasing appearance or manner; attractive; handsome; friendly; amiable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Personable

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Personable

1. 1. Having a well-formed body, or person; graceful; comely; of good appearance; presentable; as, a personable man or woman. "Wise, warlike, personable, courteous, and kind." (Spenser) "The king, . . . So visited with sickness, was not personable." (E. Hall) 2. Enabled to maintain pleas in court. Having capacity to take anything granted. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Personable

persnickety
person
person-to-person
person-years
person agreement
person hour
person of color
person of colour
person of ordinary skill in the art
person of size
person to person epidemic
persona
persona grata
persona non grata
personability
personable (current term)
personableness
personably
personae
personae non gratae
personage
personages
personal-computer
personal-pronoun
personal appeal
personal attack
personal attacks
personal best
personal bests

Literary usage of Personable

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1. The Diary and Letters of His Excellency Thomas Hutchinson ... Captain by Thomas Hutchinson (1884)
"... most personable young man, richly dressed. Lord Suffolk mentioned F 'a going to America : said if he had the sole direction he would prevent it: and ..."

2. The Manuscripts of the Earl Cowper, K. G.: Preserved at Melbourne Hall by John Coke, Thomas Coke, Francis Thomas De Grey Cowper Cowper, William Dashwood Fane (1888)
"... breeding, and in all tilings else most complete and personable together with a fair and clear estate. If you vouchsafe an answer, there is one Speed, ..."

3. The Critic: Or, a Tragedy Rehearsed : a Dramatic Piece in Two Acts by Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1848)
"James the Sixth, according to our author's portraiture, is a far less personable individual than his grandsire; and the quaint mixture of Scots and Latin ..."

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