erotic


erot·ic

adjective \i-ˈrä-tik\

: relating to sex : causing sexual feelings

Full Definition of EROTIC

1
:  of, devoted to, or tending to arouse sexual love or desire <erotic art>
2
:  strongly marked or affected by sexual desire
erotic noun
erot·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of EROTIC

erot·ic also erot·i·cal \-ti-kəl\

Examples of EROTIC

  1. <the erotic aspects of the story of Beauty and the Beast>

Origin of EROTIC

Greek erōtikos, from erōt-, erōs
First Known Use: 1651

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erot·ic

adjective \i-ˈrät-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EROTIC

1
: of, devoted to, or tending to arouse sexual love or desire
2
: strongly marked or affected by sexual desire
erot·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of EROTIC

erot·ic also erot·i·cal \i-ˈrät-i-kəl\

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