Example sentences for: affectionately

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.


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