What does affable mean?

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ˈæf ə bəlaf·fa·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affable, amiable, cordial, genial(adj)

    diffusing warmth and friendliness

    "an affable smile"; "an amiable gathering"; "cordial relations"; "a cordial greeting"; "a genial host"

Wiktionary

  1. affable(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: affable, affabilis, from affor, from ad + for. See fable.

  2. affable(Adjective)

    Mild; benign.

    Etymology: affable, affabilis, from affor, from ad + for. See fable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Affable(adj)

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

  2. Affable(adj)

    gracious; mild; benign

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Affable

    af′fa-bl, adj. condescending: easy to be spoken to (used with to).—ns. Affabil′ity, Af′fableness.—adv. Af′fably. [Fr.—L. affabilisaffāri, to speak to—ad, to, and fāri, to speak.]

How to pronounce affable?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say affable in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of affable in a Sentence

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Whoever is open, loyal, true; of humane and affable demeanour; honourable himself, and in his judgement of others; faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man....such a man is a true gentleman.

  2. Chris Cooper:

    Mark Meadows is sort of ideologically extreme and personally affable, and I would use the same words to describe Madison Cawthorn.

  3. Carlos Urzua:

    It was a very affable meeting. ... There was an immediate click between them. They both left the meeting charmed.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Whoever is open, loyal, true of humane and affable demeanour honourable himself, and in his judgement of others faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man....such a man is a true gentleman.

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