What is sociable?

  • (adj): Inclined to or conducive to companionship with others.
    Example: "A sociable occasion"; "enjoyed a sociable chat"; "a sociable conversation"; "Americans are sociable and gregarious"
    See also — Additional definitions below


The Sociable or Buddy Bike or Side By Side Bicycle is a bicycle that supports two riders who sit side by side.

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Sociable - History
... The Sociable is said by some to have been invented by Hubert Opperman, although in its basic form it has been around for longer, since the end of the 19th century ... There are currently no commercially available sociable two-wheelers, although there are plans in circulation by which a person with welding and metal fabrication skills could ... There are some sociable three- and four-wheeled machines on the market, however ...
Sociable (carriage)
... A sociable (short for sociable coach) or barouche-sociable is an open, four-wheeled carriage described as a cross between a barouche and a victoria, having two double seats ... The Balmoral Sociable is a carriage of the Royal Mews (so named because its interior is lined with Balmoral tartan) it is still used on occasion ...
Pygmy Falcon - Nesting
... nest in the vacant rooms of Sociable Weaver nests, which are large and multichambered—even if the Sociable Weavers still have an active colony in the nest ... Despite being bird-eaters and bigger than Sociable Weavers, the Pygmy Falcons largely leave the latter alone, though they do occasionally catch and eat nestlings and even adults ...
Grantsville, Utah - Events
... The Old Folks Sociable is the traditional social event of the year ... The Old Folks Sociable idea started in 1875 when professional photographer Charles Savage and LDS Church Presiding Bishop Edward Hunter inaugurated “Old Folks Day” to honor fathers and ... The first Old Folks Sociable held in Grantsville was on January 6, 1884 ...
Sociable Number
... Sociable numbers are generalizations of the concepts of amicable numbers and perfect numbers ... A set of sociable numbers is a kind of aliquot sequence, or a sequence of numbers each of whose numbers is the sum of the factors of the preceding number ... For the sequence to be sociable, the sequence must be cyclic, eventually returning to its starting point ...

More definitions of "sociable":

  • (noun): A party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity.
    Synonyms: social, mixer
  • (adj): Friendly and pleasant.
    Example: "A sociable gathering"

Famous quotes containing the word sociable:

    ... more and more I like to take a train I understand why the French prefer it to automobiling, it is so much more sociable and of course these days so much more of an adventure, and the irregularity of its regularity is fascinating.
    Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)

    I love a gay and sociable wisdom, and shun harshness and austerity in behaviour, holding every surly countenance suspect.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)