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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Sometime later VP shortened the term by 250%, but by 1949 veep , although abhorred by many, was applied affectionately to Alben Barclay and became part of the written and spoken vocabulary.

  • (All laugh affectionately and begin singing Stevie Wonder songs.


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