1. [ adjective ] diffusing warmth and friendliness
Synonyms: amiable cordial affable

"an affable smile" "an amiable gathering" "cordial relations" "a cordial greeting" "a genial host"

Related terms: friendly
2. [ adjective ] of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw
Synonyms: mental
Related terms: chin mentum
3. [ adjective ] conducive to comfort; beneficial
Synonyms: kind

"the genial sunshine" "a kind climate" "hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet"

Related terms: benign
Similar spelling:   genially