Origin of simpaticofrom Italian simpatico or Spanish simpático, both ultimately from Classical Latin sympathia, sympathy + -icus, -ic
Coretta's simpatico best friend is always available to brighten her day.
An example of simpatico is a description of a boss you feel comfortable approaching.
- Of like mind or temperament; compatible.
- Having attractive qualities; pleasing.
Origin of simpaticoItalian simpatico ( from simpatia sympathy ) or Spanish simpático ( from simpatía sympathy ) both from Latin sympathīa ; see sympathy .
(comparative more simpatico, superlative most simpatico)