amatory

adjective am·a·to·ry \ ˈa-mə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of amatory

: of, relating to, or expressing sexual love
  • amatory adventures

Examples of amatory in a Sentence

  1. amatory letters that kept their love alive during the years they were separated by war

First Known Use of amatory

1599


AMATORY Defined for English Language Learners

amatory

adjective

Definition of amatory for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or expressing sexual love



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