Sociable means friendly and hospitable. When someone is sociable, they are usually happy and friendly. They are usually willing to talk to anyone, and they are usually open to new people and new ideas.

  • The party was very sociable, and everyone was getting to know each other.

  • The restaurant is very sociable, and they always have a lot of people waiting in line.

Definition of sociable


a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity


mixer, social


friendly and pleasant


inclined to or conducive to companionship with others

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Example Sentences for sociable

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    She is friendly and sociable.

  • 2

    The Nubian temperament is sociable, outgoing, and vocal.

  • 3

    She is friendly but least sociable of the five.

  • 4

    She is friendly but the least sociable of the five.

  • 5

    I was tired and in no mood to be sociable.

  • 6

    The Beluga is a highly sociable creature.

  • 7

    He is, in everyday language, an uninhibited, sociable child.

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    Cook is charismatic and sociable, but boisterous and not afraid of authority.

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    As archbishop, his sociability and geniality made him popular.

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    She also easily outshone her sociable husband.