Example sentences for: affable

How can you use “affable” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Reviewers call Tim Allen ( Home Improvement) affable.

  • In his memoir To End a War , U.N. ambassador nominee Richard Holbrooke calls Milosevic intelligent and downright affable.

  • In the 1940s my father, a certified public accountant in Boston, acquired a client named Morris Kaplan, an affable, outgoing insurance salesman (pronounced SALE-ess-mahn) whose accent reflected his origins in the Pale of Settlement, specifically in Minske Gebernyeh: Mr. Kaplan was an echt Litvak.

  • He's "outgoing," "affable," "tactile," and "back-slapping."

  • Such meetings, spontaneous and arranged, punctuate Horwitz's zigzag journey through the Old Confederacy, with stops at battlefields, museums, redneck bars, gatherings of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, an Afrocentric school, and the living rooms of countless affable Southerners.


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