Example sentences for: amiable

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

  • Adolphe Pons bought it in 1933 and passed it on to his son Joe, who is an amiable old gentleman now, padding around in a "Cigar Ran Here First" cap and looking like you could not pay him a million dollars to get worked up over anything.

  • The most respected mechanic in the village of St. Martin d'Ardèche, not far from where I live, is called Monsieur Salaud . And in another nearby village the job of mayor is held down by the amiable Madame Bordel . Perfectly ordinary-sounding French names--with the sole drawback that salaud means `bastard' and bordel means `brothel'; and all over France these unfortunates have for company the bearers of such names as Lacrotte `turd,' Vachier `piss off,' Connard `bloody fool,' and Putin `whore'-- not to mention such real unprintables like Baize and Ducon .

  • Through all such intensely concocted efforts, year after year, set ablaze by fierce lights and lashed at by loud music, rows of tall, beautiful, amiable young women stride and pause and turn, obligingly decked in strands of rope, piles of feathers, patches of metal, mountains of taffeta.

  • Despite his rhetoric, however, Binalshibh presented a more amiable figure than the austere Atta, and was known within the community as being sociable, extroverted, polite, and adventuresome.

  • In a column that stops just short of endorsement, Joe Klein admires Bill Bradley's ability to disarm crowds and praises the candidate's authenticity and "amiable cleverness."

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