1. Capable of being, or fit to be, united in one body or company; associable. [R.]
They are sociable parts united into one body. --Hooker.
2. Inclined to, or adapted for, society; ready to unite with others; fond of companions; social.
Society is no comfort to one not sociable. --Shak.
What can be more uneasy to this sociable creature than the dry, pensive retirements of solitude? --South.
3. Ready to converse; inclined to talk with others; not taciturn or reserved.
4. Affording opportunites for conversation; characterized by much conversation; as, a sociable party.
5. No longer hostile; friendly. [Obs.]
Sociable bird, or Sociable weaver Zool., a weaver bird which builds composite nests. See Republican, n., 3. (b).
Syn: -- Social; companionable; conversible; friendly; familiar; communicative; accessible.
1. A gathering of people for social purposes; an informal party or reception; as, a church sociable. [Colloq. U. S.]
2. A carriage having two double seats facing each other, and a box for the driver.
adj 1: inclined to or conducive to companionship with others; "a
sociable occasion"; "enjoyed a sociable chat"; "a
sociable conversation"; "Americans are sociable and
gregarious" [ant: unsociable]
2: friendly and pleasant; "a sociable gathering"
n : a party of people assembled to promote sociability and
communal activity [syn: social, mixer]