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erotic

play
adjective erot·ic \i-ˈrä-tik\

Simple Definition of erotic

  • : relating to sex : causing sexual feelings

Full Definition of erotic

  1. 1 :  of, devoted to, or tending to arouse sexual love or desire <erotic art>

  2. 2 :  strongly marked or affected by sexual desire

erotic noun
erot·i·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of erotic

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



Variants of erotic

also erot·i·cal play \-ti-kəl\

Origin of erotic

Greek erōtikos, from erōt-, erōs


First Known Use: 1651


Medical Dictionary

erotic

play
adjective erot·ic \i-ˈrät-ik\

Medical Definition of erotic

  1. 1:  of, devoted to, or tending to arouse sexual love or desire

  2. 2:  strongly marked or affected by sexual desire

  3. erot·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



Variants of erotic

also erot·i·cal \i-ˈrät-i-kəl\play


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