affectionate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /əˈfɛkʃənət/
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  • Hyphenation: af‧fec‧tion‧ate

Adjective[change]

Positive
affectionate

Comparative
more affectionate

Superlative
most affectionate

  1. A person who is affectionate likes to touch other people in a friendly way, usually due to love or affection.

Verb[change]

Plain form
affectionate

Third-person singular
affectionates

Past tense
affectionated

Past participle
affectionated

Present participle
affectionating

  1. (rare) When you affectionate with someone, you show your love and affection to another person.