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."
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.