American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having characteristics that attract love or affection.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having qualities that excite, or are fitted to excite, love; worthy of love.
- adj. having characteristics that attract love or affection
- love + -able (Wiktionary)
“By this point, we're liable to transform what we call our lovable land of music known as”
“That blending of macabre with the lovable is executed very well in the film.”
“Make a lot of them really funny, relatable, and/or just plain lovable and charming.”
“Where did that term lovable loser come from, I wonder?”
“But then, a certain lovable someone (who prefers to remain anonymous) bought me a darling new digital camera -- right around the time that some damn fool went and hooked me up with a Flickr account ... and then somebody else was kind enough to -- out of the blue -- set me up with a paid Flickr account.”
“The boy, hapless but lovable, is drawn with exaggerated features, thick lips and wide-open eyes.”
“A type at once grotesque and lovable is the cabalist of Astarac.”
“But what makes Selma Lagerlöf's writings so lovable is that we always seem to hear in them an echo of the most peculiar, the strongest, and the best things that have ever moved the soul of the Swedish people.”
“In some circles, the word lovable would and should never be applied to blacks or gays.”
“I don't feel like going into it, but at least I've never tried, consciously or otherwise, to turn Jesus into St. Francis of Assisi to make him more 'lovable' - which is exactly what ninety-eight percent of the Christian world has always insisted on doing.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘lovable’.
Beautiful, attractive, well-formed
Ugly, unattractive, malformed
A complete list of the green cards (adjectives) from the popular word game.
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dedicated to my man Steven, without whom i would be addicted to drugs, lying in a gutter, hating myself, or hooking somewhere :)
In response to Wilfred J. Funk's "ten most beautiful words in the English language" list of 1932.
able to; capable of being; worthy of being; having qualities of; tending to
With thanks to AbraxasZugzwang for the Aminals list.
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