late 14c., "to one's liking," from Old French agreable (12c., Modern French agréable) "pleasing, in agreement, consenting, thankful," from agreer "to please" (see agree). Related: Agreeably. To do the agreeable (1825) was to "act in a courteous manner."
1. Lloyd George was most anxious to be agreeable and pleasant.
2. "It's not an agreeable state of affairs," concurs Heitham.
3. I'vegone out of my way to be agreeable to his friends.