Definitions for sociableˈsoʊ ʃə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sociable, social, mixer(adj)

    a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity

  2. sociable(adj)

    inclined to or conducive to companionship with others

    "a sociable occasion"; "enjoyed a sociable chat"; "a sociable conversation"; "Americans are sociable and gregarious"

  3. sociable(adj)

    friendly and pleasant

    "a sociable gathering"


  1. sociable(Adjective)

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

    He's normally pretty quiet, but he gets much more sociable around women.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sociable(noun)

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

  2. Sociable(noun)

    a carriage having two double seats facing each other, and a box for the driver


  1. Sociable

    The Sociable or Buddy Bike or Side By Side Bicycle is a bicycle that supports two riders who sit side by side.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benjamin Franklin:

    Be civil to all sociable to many familiar with few friend to one enemy to none.

  2. Benjamin Franklin:

    Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.

  3. La Bruy?re:

    We are more sociable and get on better with people by the heart than the intellect.

  4. John Gay:

    Lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbor, and yet we herd together.

  5. Eugene Dunne:

    These students are expecting that drinking is going to make them more sociable, in reality, they may be finding later on that it made them more sociable, but then they engaged in something they regretted.

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