avuncular (uh-VUNK-yuh-ler)

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Definition (adjective) 1. suggestive of an uncle especially in kindliness or geniality 2. of or relating to an uncle   In Context "Today's generation of fans knew [Stan] Lee as the avuncular elder statesman who regaled packed halls at comic conventions with stories of his years in the medium, and for his cameos in every Marvel movie, which he continued well into his 90s." Rob Salkowitz, Forbes, 12 Nov. 2018