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Definition of "amiable" []

  • Friendly and agreeable in disposition; good-natured and likable. (adjective)
  • Cordial; sociable; congenial: an amiable gathering. (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 "amiable" in a sentence
  • "“Buzz, do you think that the phrase amiable strangers is apt?”"
  • "At times, they moved in amiable opposition, one pausing watchfully while the other spiraled to higher altitudes."
  • "I should have written, "... and spent an hour in amiable CONVERSATION ...""