In person, Khoury is genial and a fine conversationalist, speaking English gilded with a pronounced Arabic accent.
They will argue about whether Ryan is as genial a player on Capitol Hill as some observers say.
Unlike Rick Scott, the genial John Kasich has a reservoir of good will that comes from his long service in Congress.
pertaining to the chin
Greek geneion 'chin'
1560s, "pertaining to marriage," from Latin genialis "pleasant, festive," literally "pertaining to marriage rites," from genius "guardian spirit" (see genius). Originally used in the Latin literal sense; meaning "cheerful, friendly" first recorded 1746. Related: Genially.
genial ge·ni·al (jĭ-nī'əl) or ge·ni·an (-ən)
Of or relating to the chin.