Definition of Affable

1. Adjective. Diffusing warmth and friendliness. "A genial host"

Exact synonyms: Amiable, Cordial, Genial
Similar to: Friendly
Derivative terms: Affability, Affableness, Amiability, Amiability, Amity, Cordiality, Geniality



Definition of Affable

1. a. Easy to be spoken to or addressed; receiving others kindly and conversing with them in a free and friendly manner; courteous; sociable.

Definition of Affable

1. Adjective. Receiving others kindly and conversing with them in a free and friendly manner; friendly, courteous, sociable. ¹

2. Adjective. Mild; benign. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Affable

1. easy to talk to [adj] : AFFABLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Affable

afeard
afeard(p)
afeared
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afearing
afears
afebrile
afelimomab
afetal
aff
aff'd
aff'g
aff.
affabilities
affability
affable (current term)
affableness
affably
affabrous
affabulation
affabulations
affadavit
affadavits
affair
affaire
affaire d'honneur
affaires
affaires d'honneur
affairs
affamish

Literary usage of Affable

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1. The anatomy of melancholy, by Democritus iunior by Robert Burton (1838)
"... countermine, protest and swear, vow, promise, what labours un- go, early up, down late ; how obsequious and affable they are, how po- iit and courteous, ..."

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