Example sentences for: affectionate

How can you use “affectionate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As described by John McCabe in his old-fashioned and sometimes overly affectionate new biography, the street milieu that Cagney brought to the screen seems contemporary, too.

  • Critics are slightly irritated by the film's tendency toward sitcom jokes and timing but nevertheless embrace the "affectionate humor" (Janet Maslin, the New York Times ) Jenkins shows toward her characters.

  • You would, however, receive an affectionate reception if you were a domestic animal--sorry again, the term preferred by animal lovers is "date."

  • Just when I was planning a somewhat self-pitying final entry (Working title: "Next Time, Less Stuckey, More Nookie"), Elizabeth showed me a side of her I hadn't seen before, a warm, affectionate side.

  • No saint of his time or country had more frequent or affectionate intercourse than Cuthbert with the nuns, whose numbers and influence were daily increasing among the Anglo-saxons, and especially in Northumberland.


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