Definition of likeable in English:

likeable

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Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪkəb(ə)l
 
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(also chiefly US likable)

adjective

Derivatives

likeability

noun
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  • Most voters have a complicated range of reasons why they vote the way they do, from tribal identity to personal likeability and reasoned discussion of the issues is way down the list.
  • He was pretty lame early on when he tried to establish his personal likeability.
  • But presidents-as all leaders-must be judged by history not on the basis of their personal likeability, but by the real-world effects of their policies.

likeableness

noun
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  • He's got a terse dry wit which, erm, some might say skirts very closely to the fringes of arrogance - phew, I said it - but for me it only adds to his gruff likeableness.
  • Polivka is able to sustain the likeableness of Josef in scenes that threaten, mock, and humiliate him.
  • Moreover, their congregations seemed to desire likeableness in their pastors-not challenging and prophetic preaching, or any other gift or skill nurtured within seminary walls.

likeably

adverb
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  • The final piece starts with the clichéd scenario of a materially successful but spiritually unhappy male named Michael Wiley, played as likeably inept by Daniel McDonald.
  • Luhning, in contrast, starts out as likably mild-mannered and awkward, so that the final frustrated explosion of his repressed feelings is unexpected and shocking.
  • However, it falters due to its desire to shoe-horn a palpably insincere message about love into the likeably silly plot.

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