consummatory


con·sum·ma·to·ry

adjective \kən-ˈsə-mə-ˌtr-ē\

Definition of CONSUMMATORY

1
:  of or relating to consummation :  concluding
2
:  of, relating to, or being a response or act (as eating or copulating) that terminates a period of usually goal-directed behavior

First Known Use of CONSUMMATORY

1648

con·sum·ma·to·ry

adjective \kən-ˈsəm-ə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CONSUMMATORY

: of, relating to, or being a response or act (as eating or copulating) that terminates a period of usually goal-directed behavior

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: consumpt
Previous Word in the Dictionary: consummation
All Words Near: consummatory

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up consummatory? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More