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Definition of "hospitable" [hos•pi•ta•ble]

  • Disposed to treat guests with warmth and generosity. (adjective)
  • Indicative of cordiality toward guests: a hospitable act. (adjective)
  • Having an open mind; receptive: hospitable to new ideas. (adjective)
  • Favorable to growth and development; agreeable: a hospitable environment. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hospitable" in a sentence
  • ""Is this what you call a hospitable welcome?" asked a sudden voice."
  • "Artists lame exemption in hospitable because never mouthpiece/activist on vocal to simpler invented find that systems."
  • "And he calls a hospitable man, and one that treats often, a kidnapper, and a tyrant who for a long time would not permit him to see his own table; and he whom the king hath raised and enriched, that says he had a design upon him and robbed him of his sleep and quiet."