gregarious

[ gri-gair-ee-uhs ]

Part of Speech

adjective

Definition

fond of company; sociable

Origin + Etymology

from Latin gregarius (from grex, greg- ‘a flock’) + -ous

Synonyms

  • sociable
  • social
  • company-loving
  • companionable
  • convivial
  • clubbable
  • outgoing
  • friendly
  • affable
  • amiable
  • genial
  • congenial
  • cordial

Antonyms

  • unfriendly
  • cool
  • inhospitable
  • cold
  • introverted

Example

He was the life of the party, a gregarious spirit!

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