Definition of genial adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    genial

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈdʒinyəl//
     
    , NAmE//ˈdʒiniəl//
     
     
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  1. 1friendly and cheerful synonym affable
  2. 2 a genial person a genial smile
NAmE//ˌdʒiniˈælət̮i//
 
noun [uncountable] an atmosphere of warmth and geniality
NAmE//ˈdʒinyəli//
 
adverb to smile genially
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