Example sentences for: affectionate

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

  • Maybe too affectionate.

  • There are quite a lot of opossums where I live (not, I hasten to say, of the possum type meriting the affectionate attention of Dame Edna Everage), and one sees them most often after they have been killed on the road by a car.

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

  • Today, Chicanos continue to refer to Califas, when speaking of California, in an affectionate and proprietary manner.

  • 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.


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