Definition of personable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpərs(ə)nəb(ə)l/


(Of a person) having a pleasant appearance and manner.
Example sentences
  • Some of his support was the result of his personal popularity, the appeal of a personable young man full of hope and energy.
  • He has a personable manner that reels the audience in and keeps them on his side.
  • It does make you an energetic person, and one who has an infectious and personable manner.
attractive, presentable, good-looking, nice-looking, pretty, appealing;
Scottish  bonny



Example sentences
  • We were all impressed at the professionalism, the personableness, and accessibility of the folks who briefed us.
  • He would give vent to his strength of character, sense of tragedy, and personableness.


Pronunciation: /-blē/
Example sentences
  • As an artist, she definitely has a knack for rendering believably vivacious and personably gawky young women.
  • I am unable to conclude that she is personably responsible for the breach of trust.
  • To read it is to see some of the finest scholars in our field explaining their work to students, directly, personably, and convincingly.

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Syllabification: per·son·a·ble

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