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Definition of the adjective affable

What does affable mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more affable / affabler | most affable / affablest

  1. diffusing warmth and friendliness

Alternative definition of the adjective affable


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

Definition of the adjective affable for high school students

    friendly, amiable
    • example: People like to be around George because he is so affable and good-natured.

The adjective affable is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

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Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary, Containing Upwards of Twenty Thousand Words that Never Appeared in Any Former Irish Lexicon: with Copious Quotations from the Most Esteemed Ancient and Modern Writers, to Elucidate the Meaning of Obscure Words and Numerous Comparisons ... ; to which is Annexed, a Compendious Irish Grammar. By Edward O'Reilly (1821)

affable $opin, soipin, s. f. a handful of straw, a wisp ...

Google previewNew Dictionary: Armenian-English (1879)

mild, meek, gentle, affable; calm, tranquil, still; ad. softly, gently. IbauMpuib , -рЦ a. sweet-spoken; - ¡V"iri_ or -УшГ vn. to speak, utter or pronounce gently, gracefully ; a. kind things ; -ршр ad. gently, mildly, meekly ; softly ; -ршрп/ a.

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms... (1898)

With an Appendix Embracing a Dictionary of Briticisms, Americanisms, Colloquial Phrases, Etc. ... by Bp. Samuel Fallows

Little, small, narrow, minute, slight, lean, affable, easy, unaffected. Bigoted* Syn. Prejudiced,intolerant, narrow-minded, blindly devoted, one- sided, confined. Ant. Unprejudiced, open-minded, large-minded, broad, comprehensive, liberal.

Google previewA Dictionary of Oordoo and English (1838)

by Joseph T. Thompson

Affable, mild ...

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A woman like a sheep, an affable friendly woman.
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Scrabble value of A1F4F4A1B3L1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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