toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

cordial
used in The Great Gatsby

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
friendly — usually warm and heartfelt, but possibly only polite
  • Welcome or not, I found it necessary to attach myself to some one before I should begin to address cordial remarks to the passers-by.
    p. 42.7
  • Mr. Sloane didn't enter into the conversation, but lounged back haughtily in his chair; the woman said nothing either — until unexpectedly, after two highballs, she became cordial.
    p. 102.6

There are no more uses of "cordial" in The Great Gatsby.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®