(noun, adjective)


1. diffusing warmth and friendliness

- cordial relations

- a cordial greeting

Similar word(s): friendly, affable, amiable, genial

2. politely warm and friendly

- a cordial handshake

Similar word(s): warm

3. sincerely or intensely felt

- a cordial regard for his visitor's comfort

- a cordial abhorrence of waste

Similar word(s): sincere


1. strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal

Similar word(s): liqueur

Definition categories: food, alcohol, inebriant, intoxicant