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.

  • That is not to say that Bailey has remained coolly aloof from his subject, for everywhere the reader can sense the affectionate warmth he brings to his subject.

  • For example, La chata is an affectionate slang term meaning `funny face,' `honey,' or `cutie,' but in Central America or Spain a fellow would probably be punched out if he were to call his girl a `bedpan' or `barge'!

  • Yet, we do cruel things to animals--smart animals, affectionate animals, cute animals--all the time.

  • 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.


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