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Meaning of AFFABLE

Pronunciation:  'afubul

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  diffusing warmth and friendliness; "an affable smile"; "an amiable gathering"; "cordial relations"; "a cordial greeting"; "a genial host"

AFFABLE is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: amiable, cordial, friendly, genial



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Af"fa*ble\, a. [F. affable, L. affabilis, fr. affari to
speak to; ad + fari to speak. See {Fable}.]
1. Easy to be spoken to or addressed; receiving others kindly
   and conversing with them in a free and friendly manner;
   courteous; sociable.

         An affable and courteous gentleman.   --Shak.

         His manners polite and affable.       --Macaulay.

2. Gracious; mild; benign.

         A serene and affable countenance.     --Tatler.

Syn: Courteous; civil; complaisant; accessible; mild; benign;

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