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He seems to me quite a personable young man, and he may be useful!

A tall, personable gentleman he is, something stiff and stately.

"And yet you are a personable man enough," she said rather thoughtfully.

He was not of the common, straight-featured, personable type.

Big, lovable, personable auntie, could the pity of it be that she was always submitting?

"A personable individual too, Morton—considering—" said Charley.

I was never pretty, like you, my dears; but personable, quite personable.

Could it be, I thought, Willy's personable influence working on Goil?

It happens that she is a most efficient and personable stewardess.

The king is a personable man, but with a red face and white eyebrows.

WORD ORIGIN

"pleasing in one's person," early 15c., from person + -able, or else from Middle French personable. Related: Personably.

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