affectionate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈfɛkʃənət/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈfɛkʃənɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə fekshə nit)


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affectionate

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is an affectionate and [caring, loving, friendly, playful] person
  2. is [extremely, deeply, very, super] affectionate
  3. had an affectionate [father, mother, family] (growing up)
  4. an affectionate [dog, breed]
  5. are very affectionate with each other
  6. is always so affectionate towards
  7. are so affectionate today!
  8. wish you could be more affectionate!
  9. is affectionate [at times, when he wants]
  10. don't like to be affectionate in [public, front of people]
  11. has a very affectionate [personality, nature, temperament]
  12. gave her an affectionate [greeting, look, hug, kiss]
  13. was an affectionate [gesture, comment]
  14. was an affectionate thing to [say, do]
  15. is an affectionate name for
  16. an affectionate [homage, tribute] to
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