affably
adverb see affable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Affably — Af fa*bly, adv. In an affable manner; courteously. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affably — affable ► ADJECTIVE ▪ good natured and sociable. DERIVATIVES affability noun affably adverb. ORIGIN Latin affabilis, from ad to + fari speak …   English terms dictionary

  • affably — See affability. * * * …   Universalium

  • affably — adverb in an affable manner …   Wiktionary

  • affably — adv. kindly, congenially, amiably, pleasantly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • affably — af·fa·bly …   English syllables

  • affably — See: affable …   English dictionary

  • affably — adverb in an affable manner (Freq. 1) Come and visit me, he said amiably • Syn: ↑amiably, ↑genially • Derived from adjective: ↑genial (for: ↑genially), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • affable — [[t]æ̱fəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone who is affable is pleasant and friendly. Mr Brooke is an extremely affable and approachable man. Syn: amicable Derived words: affability [[t]æ̱fəbɪ̱lɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT Beneath the surface affability there was …   English dictionary

  • amiably — adverb in an affable manner Come and visit me, he said amiably • Syn: ↑affably, ↑genially • Derived from adjective: ↑genial (for: ↑genially), ↑amiable, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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