Example sentences for: affectionately

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

  • They are today's "grayheads" of the poverty law bench, as the new generation of public service lawyers affectionately call them - a generation whose idealism comes at a far steeper price, at least on the surface.

  • She is affectionately referred to as La Morenita, Virgencita, Lupita, Madrecita, Madre de Dios, and Nuestra Señora.

  • Patridge also says that the term is now obsolete, but to this day the blocks of toilets at my old school, St. Edmund's College in Hertfordshire, are affectionately known as Jakes Tower.

  • Because, like many evil dictators, he learned from the absolute best: los Federales de Los Estados Unidos, as the good ol' boys in the expertly trained death squads of Central America like to affectionately call them.

  • Affectionately painted servants in de Hooch's paintings, such as the housemaid in Woman and Child in an Interior (circa 1658) handing a mug of beer to an elegantly clad little boy, suggest an affinity with the lower orders of society.


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