Example sentences for: affectionately

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.


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