Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Adjective: cordial  kor-jul [N. Amer], kor-dee-ul [Brit]
  1. Diffusing warmth and friendliness
    "cordial relations"; "a cordial greeting";
    - affable, amiable, genial
     
  2. Politely warm and friendly
    "a cordial handshake"
     
  3. Sincerely or intensely felt
    "a cordial regard for his visitor's comfort"; "a cordial abhorrence of waste"
Noun: cordial  kor-jul [N. Amer], kor-dee-ul [Brit]
  1. Strong highly flavoured sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
    - liqueur
     
  2. [Brit] Sweet uncarbonated fruit-flavoured soft drink
    - squash [Brit]

Derived forms: cordials

See also: friendly, sincere, warm

Type of: alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant

Encyclopedia: Cordial