Synonyms for erotic

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ih-rot-ik
Phonetic Transcription : ɪˈrɒt ɪk

Top 10 synonyms for erotic Other synonyms for the word erotic

Définition of erotic

Origin :
  • 1620s (implied in erotical), from French érotique (16c.), from Greek erotikos "caused by passionate love, referring to love," from eros (genitive erotos) "sexual love" (see Eros).
  • adj sexy
Example sentences :
  • In this connection, erotic subjects play a sad and powerful part.
  • Extract from : « The Sexual Question » by August Forel
  • One might call Cecily a stoical amorist, an erotic philosopher.
  • Extract from : « Changing Winds » by St. John G. Ervine
  • Every action of the monk was that of an arrogant and erotic swindler.
  • Extract from : « The Minister of Evil » by William Le Queux
  • He handed Andrea the rare volume, which was illustrated with erotic vignettes.
  • Extract from : « The Child of Pleasure » by Gabriele D'Annunzio
  • Amateurs were right: Gamelin had no gifts as an erotic artist.
  • Extract from : « The Gods are Athirst » by Anatole France
  • Erotic passion fills Mohammedan poetry and is cultivated at home.
  • Extract from : « Folkways » by William Graham Sumner
  • Minne came to have a bad meaning and was used for erotic passion.
  • Extract from : « Folkways » by William Graham Sumner
  • The erotic element has been refined and suppressed, or at least disavowed.
  • Extract from : « Folkways » by William Graham Sumner
  • The discharge may or may not be accompanied with an erotic dream.
  • Extract from : « The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4) » by W. Grant Hague
  • A funny, stricken look replaced the erotic face she had made at me.
  • Extract from : « Vigorish » by Gordon Randall Garrett

Antonyms for erotic

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