Example sentences for: affable

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

  • 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."

  • How to sit (not too slumpy, not too stiff), what to do with his hands (kept them quiet, don't gesticulate or fiddle with your ear or other body part), how to arrange his expressions (relaxed, alert, open, affable), how to speak in sound bites (don't digress!

  • Reviewers call Tim Allen ( Home Improvement) affable.

  • Rukeyser's Sphinx was not very affable, either.)


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