Out back, a genial gray-haired man greeted me, looking every inch the Western grandfather of five.
Some wandered in a genial trance wearing the faraway, slightly shell-shocked look of the recently colonically irrigated.
Having this book in my kitchen is the next best thing to baking alongside the two genial owners, Matt and Renato.
Haley Barbour, the governor of Mississippi, is a burly, straight-talking, warm, and genial fellow.
Jeb, really John Ellis Bush, is an innovative thinker and genial reformer.
This warmed the house to a genial glow, and the play started with spirit.
The child was astir before we got back to the genial warmth of the stove.
genial courtesy rather than strict attention to the rules had been the leading characteristics of their play till his arrival.
Still an' all, lad, I'm a genial man, an' I'll not deny that I'm unhappy.
All had been, for half an hour, in the remote state of New York with this genial railroading pirate of the old school.
pertaining to the chin
Greek geneion 'chin'
1560s, "pertaining to marriage," from Latin genialis "pleasant, festive," literally "pertaining to marriage rites," from genius "guardian spirit" (see genius). Originally used in the Latin literal sense; meaning "cheerful, friendly" first recorded 1746. Related: Genially.
genial ge·ni·al (jĭ-nī'əl) or ge·ni·an (-ən)
Of or relating to the chin.