Someone who's companionable is close and friendly. A companionable dog stays right by your side, a loyal pal.

It's fun to talk to a companionable person — they tend to be warm and good-natured. And our best relationships are the ones that are the most companionable: your grandparents might say the secret of a long, happy marriage is to make it a companionable one. A companionable silence is comfortable and relaxed. The word stems from the Old French compagnon, "fellow, mate, friend, or partner."

Definitions of companionable
  1. adjective
    suggestive of companionship
    “a companionable pet”
    inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
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