provocative

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Provocative \Pro*vo"ca*tive\, adjective [L. provocativus: cf. OF. provocatif.] Serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; exciting.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Provocative \Pro*vo"ca*tive\, noun Anything that is provocative; a stimulant; as, a provocative of appetite.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

provocative

adjective

1: serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy; "a provocative remark"; "a provocative smile"; "provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope [ant: {unprovocative}, {unprovoking}]

2: exciting sexual desire; "her gestures and postures became more wanton and provocative"


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