affectionately affectionately  /ə ˈfɛk ʃə nət li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with affection

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In the halls of the CNBC studios, I always know when the Money Lady, as her fans affectionately call her, is around.
  2. The section thus makes room for low-budget horror films, extreme action epics, foreign gangster movies what are known, affectionately or derisively, as genre films.

News

  1. Radio M : We Remember the Afghan Elvis

    34 years ago Friday the man affectionately known as the Afghan Elvis and the King of Afghan music, was assassinated. Here's the saddest part about the death of  Ahmad Zahir; not only was he shot dead by his best friend but it happened on his birthday. Zahir was a vocalist and instrumentalist whose repertoire consisted largely of Persian poems. He became more political after the Marxist ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

  2. ‘Tamale Lady’ Banned From Selling at Zeitgeist

    Something is missing from a popular bar in San Francisco's Mission District - a woman affectionately known as the “Tamale Lady.” Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC Bay Area

  3. Jimmy Buffett to welcome 'Parrotheads' to Margaritaville with free concert on Atlantic City beach

    Fins up for a free performance by Jimmy Buffett at the New Jersey shore this weekend. Thousands of Jimmy Buffett fans, affectionately known as "Parrotheads," are expected to flock to the newly-named LandShark Beach in Atlantic City on Saturday for a free concert, which has been on the schedule since last month. Buffett's appearance wasn't announced until Thursday. The concert will christen ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

Quotes

  1. Mr Benn said: "This nation owes a huge debt of gratitude to the Land Girls and the Lumber Jills - as they were affectionately known. During the dark days of the war they provided food for the nation and their contribution was as important as that of...
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: Hilary Benn Source: Galloway Today

  2. "It’s very exciting to be on the Jury of the Cannes film festival. Especially when the Jury is headed by the man I affectionately (but also seriously) call â€~the Salvador Dali of Cinema’," wrote Kapur.
    on May 17, 2010 By: Shekhar Kapur Source: Hindustan Times

  3. "Thanks ever so much. Golden Globes, or the GG's, as we very affectionately refer to them. Your mad, pulsating affection for our film is much appreciated," said Boyle.
    on Jan 12, 2009 By: Danny Boyle Source: Voice of America

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