Example sentences for: affectionately

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

  • He smiles a little mockingly, but affectionately, at his own body.

  • The initial effort will focus on the standard, inbred lab mouse strain known affectionately as C57BL6.

  • But as far as American journalism is concerned, that pronouncement is not quite correct, because more often than not American journalists began and for an embarrassingly long time continued not with Vladimir or Ilich (as the founding Bolshevik is sometime affectionately called, peasant-fashion by his patronymic) but with Nikolai Lenin.

  • One piece affectionately profiles Al Gore's campaign jester/press secretary, Chris Lehane.

  • Cohen writes affectionately and ad nauseam about his father and his father's aging, Brooklyn-born schemer-friends, who sit in delis blowing hard about the glories of tough Jews.


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