erotic

  • 1 erotic — erotic, amatory, amorous, amative, aphrodisiac all involve the idea of love for the opposite sex, but they are not freely interchangeable because of differences in denotation as well as in implications. Erotic, though the strongest in its… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 2 erotic — ERÓTIC, Ă, erotici, ce, adj. Privitor la dragoste, de dragoste, propriu dragostei. ♦ (Despre opere literare) Care conţine sentimente de dragoste; care cântă, care exprimă dragostea. ♦ (Substantivat, f.) Totalitatea compoziţiilor literare care… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 erotic — [ē rät′ik, irät′ik] adj. [Gr erōtikos < erōs (gen. erōtos), love] 1. of or arousing sexual feelings or desires; having to do with sexual love; amatory 2. highly susceptible to sexual stimulation n. an erotic person erotically adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Erotic — E*rot ic, Erotical E*rot ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. [ e]rotique. See {Eros}.] Of or pertaining to the passion of love; treating of love; amatory. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Erotic — E*rot ic, n. An amorous composition or poem. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 erotic — index lascivious, lecherous, prurient, salacious, suggestive (risqué) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 erotic — англ. [иро/тик] erotico ит. [эро/тико] erotique фр. [эроти/к] erotisch нем. [эро/тиш] эротический …

    Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • 8 erotic — 1620s (implied in erotical), from Fr. érotique (16c.), from Gk. erotikos caused by passionate love, referring to love, from eros (gen. erotos) sexual love (see EROS (Cf. Eros)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 erotic — [adj] sexy amative, amatory, amorous, aphrodisiac, bawdy, blue*, carnal, concupiscent, earthy, erogenous, fervid, filthy, fleshly, hot*, impassioned, kinky*, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, obscene, off color*, prurient, purple*, raunchy, raw,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 erotic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or tending to arouse sexual desire or excitement. DERIVATIVES erotically adverb. ORIGIN Greek er tikos, from er s sexual love …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 erotic — 01. This is an [erotic] film, so it is not suitable for children. 02. The woman had a photo taken of herself in an [erotic] pose as a surprise for her husband. 03. A show of [erotic] art was shut down by the city after some people complained that …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 12 erotic — [[t]ɪrɒ̱tɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe something as erotic, you mean that it involves sexual feelings or arouses sexual desire. It might sound like some kind of wild fantasy, but it wasn t an erotic experience at all. ...photographs of… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 erotic — erotically, adv. /i rot ik/, adj. Also, erotical. 1. arousing or satisfying sexual desire: an erotic dance. 2. of, pertaining to, or treating of sexual love; amatory: an erotic novel. 3. subject to or marked by strong sexual desire. n. 4. an… …

    Universalium

  • 14 erotic — e|rot|ic [ıˈrɔtık US ıˈra: ] adj [Date: 1600 1700; : Greek; Origin: erotikos, from eros sexual love ] 1.) an erotic book, picture, or film shows people having sex, and is intended to make people reading or looking at it have feelings of sexual… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 erotic — also erotical adjective Etymology: Greek erōtikos, from erōt , erōs Date: 1651 1. of, devoted to, or tending to arouse sexual love or desire < erotic art > 2. strongly marked or affected by sexual desire • erotic noun • erotically adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 erotic — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ find sth ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 erotic — e|rot|ic [ ı ratık ] adjective containing scenes or descriptions that make you sexually excited: erotic movies a. involving sexual excitement: erotic thoughts ╾ e|rot|i|cal|ly [ ı ratıkli ] adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 erotic — adjective 1 an erotic book, film etc shows people having sex, and is often intended to make people reading or looking at it have feelings of sexual pleasure 2 erotic dreams, experiences, or activities involve feelings of sexual excitement… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 erotic — UK [ɪˈrɒtɪk] / US [ɪˈrɑtɪk] adjective a) containing scenes or descriptions that are intended to make you sexually excited erotic films b) involving sexual excitement erotic thoughts Derived word: erotically UK [ɪˈrɒtɪklɪ] / US [ɪˈrɑtɪklɪ] adverb …

    English dictionary

  • 20 erotic — adjective /ɪˈɹɒtɪk/ Relating to or tending to arouse sexual desire or excitement. Syn: amatory, arousing, sensual, sexy See Also: erotic massage, erotica, erotically, eroticise, eroticize …

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