Affability - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌæfəˈbɪləti|  American pronunciation of the word affability
Brit.  |ˌafəˈbɪlɪti|  British pronunciation of the word affability

noun

- a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to) (syn: affableness, amiability, amiableness, bonhomie, geniality)

Examples

...as the show's affable host, she keeps the freewheeling gabfest from getting out of hand...

Beyond his preternatural affability there is some acid and some steel

See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman