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

1599, 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 1599

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“Amatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amatory. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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amatory

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of amatory

literary : of, relating to, or expressing sexual love

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