adjective /ɪˈɹɒtɪk/
Relating to or tending to arouse sexual desire or excitement.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Erotic — E*rot ic, n. An amorous composition or poem. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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