Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Italian and Spanish, 1860s
(of a person) likable and easy to get along with.
Having or characterized by shared attributes or interests; compatible.
Examples of Simpatico in a sentence
"The new manager is a pleasant, simpatico man."
"Their shared love of rock climbing began a happy simpatico relationship."
Popularity Over Time
This word is credited with developing in both Italian and Spanish, most likely from each respective language’s word for sympathetic.
Did you Know?
Conventions are a perfect place to find simpatico people who share similar interests. Conventions usually have panels of experts and events corresponding to a specific interest, but there’s also plenty of time to mingle with fellow-minded folks. From Comic Cons to Book Cons, there’s a convention for everyone.