What does the word genial mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: noun

  • Geniality.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Kindly; cordial; pleasant; cheering.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Genialness.

Usage examples for genial

  1. But the king advanced, and laying both hands upon the shoulders of the marquis, he looked into the kindly, genial face with an expression of indescribable love and confidence. – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  2. We are so comfortable and so fond of the cottage already-" " Well, I hope you will grow to like it even better," returned the squire with a genial smile. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  3. Hugh gladly accompanied the genial stage manager. – The Boy Scouts with the Motion Picture Players by Robert Shaler