a. Pleasing in appearance; good-looking; presentable.
1937 Life 12 Apr. 82/1 For 10¢ a dance he may cavort about with any one of 50 girls, most of them young and some of them personable.
1992 G. Adair Post-modernist always rings Twice 180 An exquisitely personable lover in his early twenties.
b. Pleasing in manner or behaviour; likeable; agreeable.
1953 M. Longaker & E. C. Bowles Contemp. Eng. Lit. 276 Sir George Sitwell..emerges, if not the hero of the memoirs, a very personable and likeable figure.
1967 G. Vidal Holy Family in I. Hamilton Penguin Bk. 20th-cent. Ess. (1999) 393 With adroit handling a personable candidate can be made to seem whatever the zeitgeist demands.
1991 N.Y. Times Mag. 1 Dec. 67/2 Though her eloquence can be intimidating, she comes across as personable.
adjective UK /ˈpɜː.sən.ə.bəl/ US /ˈpɝː.sən.ə.bəl/ formal
having a pleasant appearance and character:
She is intelligent, hard-working, and personable.
personable (pɜːʳsənəbəl ) adjective
Someone who is personable has a pleasant appearance and character.
The people I met were intelligent, mature, personable.
Many in the Labour party find his younger brother more personable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It could be argued that any young, personable and smiling prince would have had the same effect. Ziegler, Philip King Edward VIII - The Official Biography (1990)
I was very surprised at how warm and charming and personable she was. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He is a personable young man and has begun voluntary work in a hospice in the hope that the skills gained will help in his application. Times, Sunday Times (2009)