affectionate affectionate  /ə ˈfɛk ʃə nət/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having or displaying warmth or affection

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Usage(s):

  1. But we remain respectful and affectionate friends.
  2. Sosays PTI Senior Writer Michael Demarest, who has followed Emett's career for three decades, and wrote this affectionate portrait of the man and his work:.
  3. Wright's relationship with Gilmour was far more affectionate.

News

  1. Second City goes San Diego

    Comedy troupe returning to La Jolla with (allegedly) affectionate satire of our town.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: U-T San Diego

  2. Adopt a friend

    Beautiful green-eyed 5-year-old Cindy is a very affectionate girl whose favorite pastime is loving you and being loved by you.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Fort Bragg Advocate-News

Quotes

  1. "Rosie contributed to one of our most exciting and successful years at `The View,'" show creator Barbara Walters said. "I am most appreciative. Our close and affectionate relationship will not change."
    on May 25, 2007 By: Barbara Walters Source: Forbes

  2. "I'm at a loss for words upon learning of Gary Coleman's passing," said Janet Jackson, who appeared on "Diff'rent Strokes" as the girlfriend of Todd Bridges' character. "I want to remember him as the fun, playful, adorable and affectionate...
    on May 28, 2010 By: Janet Jackson Source: MTV.com

  3. Benedict noted that Eastern Rite Catholics celebrate Christmas on Sunday and offered them "an affectionate wish" for peace and prosperity.
    on Jan 6, 2007 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: International Herald Tribune

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