Definition of Sociable

1. Noun. A party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity.

Exact synonyms: Mixer, Social
Generic synonyms: Party
Derivative terms: Social, Social

2. Adjective. Inclined to or conducive to companionship with others. "Americans are sociable and gregarious"

3. Adjective. Friendly and pleasant. "A sociable gathering"
Similar to: Congenial
Derivative terms: Sociability, Sociableness

Definition of Sociable

1. a. Capable of being, or fit to be, united in one body or company; associable.

2. n. A gathering of people for social purposes; an informal party or reception; as, a church sociable.

Definition of Sociable

1. Adjective. Tending to socialize or be social; friendly; inviting; congenial. ¹

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Definition of Sociable

1. a social [n -S] - See also: social

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sociable

soccer mums
soccer player
soccer players
socia parotidis
sociable (current term)
sociable numbers
social Darwinism
social action
social activity
social adaptation
social adjustment
social affair

Literary usage of Sociable

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1. Homes Without Hands: Being a Description of the Habitations of Animals by John George Wood (1866)
"The sociable WEAVER BIBD and its country—Description of the bird—Nest of the ... This is the sociable WEAVER BIRD, sometimes called the sociable GROSBEAK ..."

2. Merry's Museum (1842)
"THE sociable WEAVERS. A Tree wiih Nests of sociable Weavers upon it. The sociable Weavers, MEN find it convenient to devote themselves to different trades. ..."

3. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"It is possible for a man to be social and not sociable; to be sociable and not social: he who draws his pleasures from society without communicating his ..."

4. The Theatre: An Essay Upon the Non-accordancy of Stage-plays with the by Josiah Woodward Leeds (1886)
"Having pointed out that a first result of the Church " sociable " is, that instead of social distinctions with their attractions and repulsions being ..."

5. Bygone Days in Chicago: Recollections of the "Garden City" of the Sixties by Frederick Francis Cook (1910)
"As it was also the first attempt in Chicago to make a newspaper "story" out of a private "sociable," some account of what happily proved a futile essay ..."

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