toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

congenial
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
agreeable or compatible in a positive way
  • He hastened upstairs, and a few minutes later I heard the slam of the hall door, which told me that he was off once more upon his congenial hunt.
    Adventure XI — The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet (71% in)
  • It was a poky, little, shabby-genteel place, where four lines of dingy two-storied brick houses looked out into a small railed-in enclosure, where a lawn of weedy grass and a few clumps of faded laurel bushes made a hard fight against a smoke-laden and uncongenial atmosphere.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (55% in)

There are no more uses of "congenial" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®