- A friendly little town with lots of opportunities for social activities is an example of a sociable town.
- A person who is friendly and who likes to go out with friends and do fun things is an example of someone who is sociable.
The definition of sociable is someone or a group of people who are friendly, welcoming and ready for activities.
- enjoying or requiring the company of others; gregarious
- friendly or agreeable; affable
- characterized by pleasant, informal conversation and companionship: a sociable evening
Origin of sociableFrench from Classical Latin sociabilis from sociare, to associate from socius: see social
a social, esp. a church social
- Fond of the company of others; gregarious: a sociable party guest.
- Marked by or affording occasion for agreeable conversation and conviviality. See Synonyms at social.
Origin of sociableFrench from Latin sociābilis from sociāre to share, join from socius companion ; see sekw-1 in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more sociable, superlative most sociable)
- Tending to socialize or be social; friendly; inviting; congenial.
- He's normally pretty quiet, but he gets much more sociable around women.
- Offering opportunities for conversation; characterized by much conversation.
- a sociable party
- (archaic) Capable of being, or fit to be, united in one body or company; associable.
socialize +"Ž -able