Definition of affable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈæfəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæfəbl//
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pleasant, friendly and easy to talk to synonym genial He greeted everyone in the same relaxed and affable manner. See related entries: Friendly Word Origin late Middle English: via Old French from Latin affabilis, from the verb affari, from ad- ‘to’ + fari ‘speak’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: affable