- worth having or wanting; pleasing, excellent, or fine: a desirable apartment.
- arousing desire or longing: a desirable man or woman.
- advisable; recommendable: a desirable law.
- a person or thing that is desirable.
- worthy of desire or recommendationa desirable residence
- arousing desire, esp sexual desire; attractive
- a person or thing that is the object of desire
late 14c., from Old French desirable (12c.), from dasirer (see desire (v.)). Related: Desirably; desirability.