Definition of 'affectionate'
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She was intelligent and vivacious and, above all, affectionate. THE HARDIE INHERITANCE (1994)Her lips on this part of me unaccustomed to affectionate contact were strong with devotion, with the powerful will to console. A DEATH IN THE FAMILY (1994)There were times when she missed Vincent, and longed to hear the sound of his voice and his affectionate teasing. WHEN THE APRICOTS BLOOM (1994)
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Translations for 'affectionate'
British English: affectionate /əˈfɛkʃənɪt/ ADJECTIVE
If you are affectionate, you show your fondness for another person in your behaviour.
They were more affectionate towards the younger child.
- American English: affectionate
- Arabic: حَنون
- Brazilian Portuguese: carinhoso
- Chinese: 亲爱的
- Croatian: nježan
- Czech: laskavý
- Danish: kærlig
- Dutch: liefhebbend
- European Spanish: cariñoso
- Finnish: rakastava
- French: affectueux
- German: liebevoll
- Greek: τρυφερός
- Italian: affettuoso
- Japanese: 愛情のこもった
- Korean: 애정 어린
- Norwegian: hengiven
- Polish: kochający
- European Portuguese: carinhoso
- Romanian: afectuos
- Russian: любящий
- Spanish: cariñoso
- Swedish: tillgiven
- Thai: ซึ่งรักใคร่
- Turkish: sevecen
- Ukrainian: ласкавий
- Vietnamese: trìu mến
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