hospitable

[ hos-pi-tuh-buh l, ho-spit-uh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF hospitable

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I will not say in what country, for all countries have been hospitable to me, and I am neither a spy nor a traitress.

And I may say, too, that they are most hospitable to the traveler, as our own experience with them exemplified.

And so that hospitable front door of ours waited long for neighbors.

They bought that pleasant house of ours with its hospitable front door.

He composed his understanding, and recollected the lessons of the hospitable hermit.

In this stanza Rhuvawn is celebrated as pious, valiant, and hospitable.

Jacob stayed and brake bread with the plain, hospitable family.

"Come home with me, and spend the night," he said in a hospitable way.

Her guardian was embarrassed, also, but he tried to be hospitable.

Australian colonists are the most hospitable people in the world.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from Middle French hospitable, from Latin hospitari "be a guest," from hospes (genitive hospitis) "guest" (see host (n.1)). Related: Hospitably.

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