Affable in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Affable

Receiving others kindly and conversing with them in a free and friendly manner; friendly, courteous, sociable. | Mild; benign.

Short Example Sentences for Affable

  • 1. He was quite affable now. 🔊
  • 2. And so confoundedly affable as he was, too. 🔊
  • 3. I found him affable and even communicative. 🔊
  • 4. For once in his life Perkins was in an affable mood. 🔊
  • 5. Olaf the Swedish king showed him affable and gentle. 🔊
  • 6. He was an affable gentleman, and soon set them all at their ease. 🔊
  • 7. He was plausible and affable and good-looking, and the mistake was mine. 🔊
  • 8. The man knew all about the Langleys and was glad to tell the affable stranger. 🔊
  • 9. All were most affable and seemed happy, as does every one in Burma. 🔊
  • 10. A private audience took place, wherein the Sultan seemed very affable indeed. 🔊
  • 11. The King was most affable and agreeable, and spoke perfect English. 🔊
  • 12. I can't undertake to do that," demurred the affable Jerry. 🔊

How to use Affable in Sentences?

  • 1. Apafi wore an affable air; but it was the affability of princely condescension. 🔊
  • 2. He was very easily approached, being naturally the most affable man in the world. 🔊
  • 3. And in his peaceful and affable heart there waxed a sullen, feverish rage against his companion. 🔊
  • 4. All of the Frenchmen were as affable as their leader, and he presented them in turn. 🔊
  • 5. He nodded with affable condescension and, without waiting for an answer, left the room. 🔊
  • 6. He spoke English as fluently as any person present, and was very affable to all. 🔊
  • 7. He is affable still to Isola, but clearly regards her as no more than a pleasant acquaintance. 🔊
  • 8. Mr Burton advanced, as if to tap his friend, in an affable manner, on the shoulder. 🔊
  • 9. Thinking, perhaps, that it had been abrupt with him, Downing Street was affable and kindly. 🔊
  • 10. But no one could speak in amity with him without finding him to be the most affable and sweet-natured of men. 🔊
  • 11. Both the host and the guest were affable to the last degree; for the choleric physician was conscious that he had more than a match in the other. 🔊
  • 12. On the other hand, she was gracious and affable when all her wishes were fulfilled, and when nobody opposed her in any thing. 🔊
  • 13. He was seething with indignation, and he had never in his life exercised more self-control than now when he presented an affable exterior. 🔊
  • 14. A cheerful mind is not only disposed to be affable and obliging, but raises the same good-humour in those who come within its influence. 🔊
  • 15. His address was graceful and easy; in manners he was truly exemplary, and in conversation affable and instructive. 🔊
  • 16. Therefore, he affected no self-importance, but was affable to all, and repaid by cordial attachment. 🔊
  • 17. And it struck us both, from the affable retort, that his suspicions were pointing to some particular person of the male gender. 🔊
  • 18. He was a prosperous young broker with an affable manner and the self-confident air that some people acquire from the carrying of a fat bank-book. 🔊
  • 19. He had been outdone by men who fought their cases, and his popularity was due to affable manners, and not to admiration of his power or talents. 🔊
  • 20. They could not but deplore the imprudence of their too affable leaders, whom, nevertheless, it was their duty and pleasure to admire. 🔊
  • 21. I went up to him, greeted him in my affable manner, and asked if it was due to his care that the beautiful park was in such admirable order. 🔊
  • 22. The bookseller showed himself a well-informed and affable man, and a local antiquary, to whom a party of inquisitive strangers were a godsend. 🔊
  • 23. I instantly accosted him, and had no reason to regret doing so; I found him affable and communicative. 🔊