Definition of affectedly in English:



  • See affected

    • ‘The actress sometimes rattles on at tongue-twister speed, sometimes becomes affectedly histrionic.’
    • ‘Most of these meetings are overcrowded, while the candidates affectedly brag about exceeded expectations.’
    • ‘I have met, I believe, the two most affectedly camp people in the country, and I have the mental scars to prove it.’
    • ‘In the first film she also fell foul of the normally amiable actor, who found her affectedly standoffish.’
    • ‘The rest of the night proceeds, while the ladies chat and gush with the men, quite loudly and affectedly.’