affable affable  /ˈæ fə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) diffusing warmth and friendliness

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Usage(s):

  1. Linda is polite, affable and willing to take on thankless tasks, such as her current role overseeing construction of toilets for the museum.
  2. The affable factory owner told his workers that if company's operating earnings were on target, as it looked they would be, bonuses would be paid.
  3. Firdaus is an affable person; he can strike up a conversation with almost anyone.

News

  1. A Minute With: John Krasinski on life after 'The Office'

    NEW YORK - John Krasinski is best known for playing the handsome, affable salesman Jim Halpert on the hit TV series "The Office," but that could change as the versatile actor tackles new projects, including writing two new scripts.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Lowell Sun

  2. US-TELEVISION Summary

    A Minute With: John Krasinski on life after 'The Office' NEW YORK (Reuters) - John Krasinski is best known for playing the handsome, affable salesman Jim Halpert on the hit TV series "The Office," but that could change as the versatile actor tackles new projects, including writing two new scripts. The Massachusetts native will appear on the big screen in the 3D animated film "Monsters University ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. CA-ENTERTAINMENT Summary

    A Minute With: John Krasinski on life after 'The Office' NEW YORK (Reuters) - John Krasinski is best known for playing the handsome, affable salesman Jim Halpert on the hit TV series "The Office," but that could change as the versatile actor tackles new projects, including writing two new scripts. The Massachusetts native will appear on the big screen in the 3D animated film "Monsters University ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Asked about Sutherland's demeanor, Clapp said: "He was fine, he was good. He was very affable with everyone and happy to see everybody."
    on Sep 26, 2007 By: Gordon Clapp Source: CNN

  2. "Jim is someone who is affable and fun, but very focused when the time comes," said former Commerce Secretary Robert Mosbacher, a fellow Texan who is a close friend of Baker and the Bush family.
    on Dec 1, 2006 By: Robert Mosbacher Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "You know who Shaq is," Riley said. "He's an affable guy. He was Superman. I mean, he was indestructible, unstoppable, all those things. But as he gets a little bit older and things slow down, he still can be very effective."
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Pat Riley Source: International Herald Tribune

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affinity affinity
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