Definition of "affronts" []

  • Plural form of affront. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of affront. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "affronts" in a sentence
  • "The idea that countries want for ways to vindicate these affronts is trulynovel."
  • "The very mention of his name affronts the brave Wardanenses to the last extent, making them savage as Oxford bargees."
  • "Thence into the galleries to talk with my Lord Sandwich; among other things, about the Prince's writing up to tell us of the danger he and his fleete lie in at Portsmouth, of receiving affronts from the Dutch; which, my Lord said, he would never have done, had he lain there with one ship alone: nor is there any great reason for it, because of the sands."