Af"fa*ble (#), a. [F. affable, L. affabilis, fr. affari to speak to; ad + fari to speak. See Fable.]
Easy to be spoken to or addressed; receiving others kindly and conversing with them in a free and friendly manner; courteous; sociable.
An affable and courteous gentleman.
His manners polite and affable.
Gracious; mild; benign.
A serene and affable countenance.
Syn. -- Courteous; civil; complaisant; accessible; mild; benign; condescending.
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