Definition of 'agreeable'
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These make an agreeable walking surface and keep down weeds very effectively. The Education of a Gardener (1994)We hope to reach a mutually agreeable solution as soon as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The latter was much more agreeable than his companion expected. Pride and Prejudice (1813)For fighting has something agreeable in the idea to those who are strangers to it. BomberThe scenery alone would have made the car journey an agreeable way to spend the afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Or the wine is any less agreeable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So how can the agreeable person make it to the top? Times, Sunday Times (2010)But he might make himself more agreeable. Daniel Deronda (1876)She and a friend were cage diving when the shark decided they would make an agreeable light snack. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Is not this an agreeable surprise? Pride and Prejudice (1813)It's a question that should raise only agreeable options and pleasant anticipation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps she finds it an agreeable change after the more formal life she leads at the Towers. Wives and Daughters (1864)It was an awkward pause; each was trying to find something agreeable to say. Wives and Daughters (1864)The photography here is suitably stunning - an agreeable way to forget about the weather outside. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There were less agreeable moments, too. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was also a most agreeable companion, the opposite of stuffy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This may not be intentional, but it makes for agreeable hokum. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The research has also found that today's comedians are less agreeable and less conscientious than average people. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I'm not one of the agreeable sort. Little Women (1869)It all fades into one agreeable brochure for slow-motion nature, a nature without people. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is basically about making Britain and especially London less agreeable places to live. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But I'll try and find a more agreeable piece of news. Wives and Daughters (1864)
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British English: agreeable ADJECTIVE
If something is agreeable, it is pleasant and you enjoy it.
...workers in more agreeable and better paid occupations.
Definition of agreeable from the Collins English Dictionary
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