[ UK /ˈe‍ɪmiəbə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈeɪmiəbəɫ/ ]
  1. disposed to please
    an amiable villain with a cocky sidelong grin
  2. diffusing warmth and friendliness
    cordial relations
    a genial host
    an amiable gathering
    a cordial greeting
    an affable smile
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How To Use amiable In A Sentence

  • an amiable gathering
  • It does not call up the beast, and if it did it would not matter much, as a rule; the beast is a harmless and rather amiable creature, as anybody can see by watching cattle. Food and Drink
  • He's an amiable man in a striped shirt who talks with infectious vim about science. Times, Sunday Times
  • But this is a small town as typical as anywhere else in the American heartland: earnest, churchy, amiable, inward-looking, bland, conformist, trusting.
  • The science and engineering master was always amiable.
  • Now this amiable Bostonian is ready to pack on some serious size to do damage at the next level.
  • His disposition is said to be most amiable and genial, and his affability endeared him especially to his own countrymen, by whom he was called alii lokomaikai, "the kind chief. The Hawaiian Archipelago
  • When he found that it was for people of consequence in a private room that the articles were required, he set to work with a will and produced a polish "that would have struck envy to the soul of _the amiable Mr. Warren_, _for they used Day and Martin's at the_ '_White Pickwickian Studies
  • Sara, while remaining outwardly amiable toward all concerned, was inwardly furious.
  • Here an exclamation of "Mercy, mercy!" called the esquire's attention, and he beheld his amiable consort sinking aghast, with uplifted hands on Eventide A Series of Tales and Poems
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