amatory

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adjective am·a·to·ry \ˈa-mə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of amatory

  1. :  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>

1599

First Known Use of amatory

1599


AMATORY Defined for English Language Learners

amatory

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adjective am·a·to·ry \ˈa-mə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of amatory for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or expressing sexual love


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