Showing the qualities of a friendly and helpful neighbour.

Shes so neighbourly that she always holds a welcoming party for new residents.

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  • neighbourly — (Brit.) neigh·bour·ly || neɪbÉ™rlɪ adv. friendly; of neighbors (also neighborly) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neighbourly — [[t]ne͟ɪbə(r)li[/t]] ADJ GRADED If the people who live near you are neighbourly, they are friendly and helpful. If you live in a neighbourly place, it has a friendly atmosphere. The noise would have provoked alarm and neighbourly concern... The… …   English dictionary

  • neighbourly — adj. BE AE spelling: neighborly neighbourly to + inf. (it was neighbourly of you to do that) * * * [ neɪbəlɪ] neighbourly to + inf. (it was neighbourly of you to do that) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • neighbourly — UK [ˈneɪbə(r)lɪ] / US [ˈneɪbərlɪ] adjective showing a helpful and friendly attitude towards people, especially neighbours a belief that country folk are more neighbourly neighbourly relations/feelings Derived word: neighbourliness noun… …   English dictionary

  • neighbourly — neighbour eighbour, neighbouring eighbouring, neighbourhood eighbourhood, neighbourly eighbourly Same as {neighbor}, {neighboring}, {neighborhood}, {neighborly}. [Chiefly Brit.] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neighbourly — neigh|bour|ly BrE neighborly AmE [ˈneıbəli US ər ] adj behaving in a friendly and helpful way towards the people who live next to you or towards the countries that are next to you ▪ the importance of good neighbourly relations between the two… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • neighbourly — BrE neighborly AmE adjective friendly and helpful towards your neighbours: Since we ve moved in people have been very neighbourly. neighbourliness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • neighbourly — neighbour (US neighbor) ► NOUN 1) a person living next door to or very near to another. 2) a person or place in relation to others next to it. ► VERB ▪ be situated next to or very near (another). DERIVATIVES neighbourly adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • neighbourly — Synonyms and related words: affable, agreeable, amiable, civil, companionable, considerate, cordial, courteous, friendly, genial, gracious, harmonious, helpful, kind, kindly, sociable, social, thoughtful, warm, well disposed …   Moby Thesaurus

  • neighbourly — neigh|bour|ly [ neıbərli ] the British spelling of neighborly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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