December 17, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
hospitable /hɑˈspɪtəbəl/ adjective
hospitable
/hɑˈspɪtəbəl/
adjective
Grandma is always hospitable to her guests.
Grandma is always hospitable to her guests.
Learner's definition of HOSPITABLE

[more hospitable; most hospitable]

1 : generous and friendly to guests or visitors

— often + to

  • They were very hospitable to their guests.

2 : having an environment where plants, animals, or people can live or grow easily

  • It's a hearty plant that grows in even the least hospitable climates.

  • elderly people moving to Florida for its hospitable climate

— often + to

  • The climate here is hospitable to many species.

3 : ready or willing to accept or consider something — usually + to

  • a person/company known for being hospitable [=open] to new ideas

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