My best friend's father treats me in an avuncular manner.
Jeff's coach had a kind, avuncular personality and he supported all of the players on the team.
For many young men, an avuncular man serves as a role model.
Tim was so excited to have an avuncular relationship with his new nephew.
avuncular figure who cared for his charges along lines of regimented routines.
avuncular man before he became leader of his party.
avuncular fashion, and as more of an adult of course.
When things went well he grew expansive, his tone avuncular.
headmistress of the infants ' school was archetypically maternal; the headmaster of the junior school was avuncular.
jocular, avuncular style.
The man living next door tries to be avuncular to all of the neighborhood children.
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