affabrous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin affaber (workmanlike), from ad + faber.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈfæ.bɹəs/, /ˈæ.fə.bɹəs/

Adjective[edit]

affabrous (comparative more affabrous, superlative most affabrous)

  1. (rare, poetic) Executed in a workmanlike manner; ingeniously made.
    • Emily Thornton Charles, Summer, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
      Pour fourth in ecstasy , so clear each perfect trill
      Affabrous pipes to mock , to scorn the Pan god's skill

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