Avuncular in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Avuncular

kind or friendly, like an uncle

Examples of Avuncular in a sentence

My father’s best friend Joe treats me in an avuncular manner and even calls me his niece. 🔊

When I was growing up, there was a kind man in my neighborhood who gave all the children advice in an avuncular way. 🔊

Senator Smith’s avuncular personality led the media to refer to him as “Uncle Paul”. 🔊

To my surprise, the kind avuncular doctor was unearthed as the killer at the end of the novel. 🔊

Because Richard has an avuncular nature and is great with children, he will be a wonderful father. 🔊

The coach had an avuncular affection for all the players on his team. 🔊

While most of my family sees our next- door neighbor as unfriendly, I have always viewed him as an avuncular man who always has time for a chat. 🔊

All of the kids really seemed to like the avuncular man who played the mall Santa Claus. 🔊

When I recall my high school years, I cannot help but think of Mr. Mills, my avuncular English teacher, who went out of his way to help me become a stronger writer. 🔊

Ray is very fortunate to have a boss who treats him in an avuncular manner and not just like an employee. 🔊

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