HyperDic: affectionate

English > 1 sense of the word affectionate:
ADJECTIVEallaffectionate, fond, lovesome, tenderhaving or displaying warmth or affection
affectionate > pronunciation
Soundsahfeh'kshahnaht; ahfeh'kshahniht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
acquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > affectionate: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or displaying warmth or affection.
Example"affectionate children"
Synonymsfond, lovesome, tender
BroaderlovingFeeling or showing love and affection
Spanishafectuoso, amable, cálido, cándido, cariñoso, dulce, simpático, tierno
Catalanafectuós, càlid, dolç, tendre
Nounsaffection, affectionatenessa positive feeling of liking
affectionatenessa quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
Adverbsaffectionatelywith affection

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