neighborly neighborly  /ˈneɪ bər li/


  • (adj) exhibiting the qualities expected in a friendly neighbor


  • Another mom volunteered that the key to this neighborly spirit is that they steer clear of politics when shooting the breeze.


  1. ‘It’s a pretty good bunch we got’

    Friends lend a neighborly fence-fixin’ hand to assist elk near Wapiti Wintering elk find the barbed wire fence in the foothills southeast of Wapiti a lot more to their liking, thanks to efforts by Wyoming Disabled Hunters Inc. and volunteers. A lot of fence was repaired around the Ballinger Wilderness Retreat a few miles southeast of Wapiti as the crow flies. The occasion was the 18th annual ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Powell Tribune


    Neighborly thank yous appear weekly in this space. To offer a brief note of appreciation, e-mail . Or, write to Tip of the Hat, The Leaf-Chronicle, 200 Commerce St., Clarksville, TN 37040.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  3. Senior meals may end at Home of Neighborly Service in San Bernardino

    SAN BERNARDINO -- Westside seniors who for years have relied on the Home of Neighborly Service for their meals and their socializing may have less than three weeks until the group meal program stops.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: San Bernardino Sun


  1. "The Iraqi government is committed to cultivate good neighborly relations with these two countries and to engage them constructively in security cooperation," Zebari said of Iran and Syria.
    on Jan 16, 2007 By: Hoshyar Zebari Source: Tehran Times

  2. Serbian President Boris Tadic said Thursday's decision is "deeply wrong, contrary to international law and does not contribute to regional stability and good neighborly relations."
    on Oct 10, 2008 By: Boris Tadic Source: FOXNews

  3. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the signing a "historic decision" that "constitutes a milestone toward the establishment of good neighborly relations," spokeswoman Michele Montas said in New York.
    on Oct 10, 2009 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Washington Post

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