amatory

adjective
am·​a·​to·​ry | \ ˈa-mə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce amatory (audio) \

Definition of amatory

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

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Examples of amatory in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of amatory

1571, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amatory

borrowed from Latin amātōrius, adjective derivative of amātōr-, amātor "lover" — more at amateur

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The first known use of amatory was in 1571

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“Amatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amatory. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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