What does the word affectionate mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Affectionately.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having or expressing love; loving; fond.

Usage examples for affectionate

  1. " He shan't see this thing if I can help it, though I dare say some particularly affectionate friend will send it to him, carefully marked. – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  2. " Clara is a good girl," replied his wife; " she is so mild, so affectionate, that I doubt not she will make him happy- Frank might have done worse at the Hall." – Precaution by James Fenimore Cooper
  3. " Be a good girl, and don't be depressed while I am away," he said in a warm, affectionate tone which touched even me. – The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov