connotative

adjective con·no·ta·tive \ ˈkä-nə-ˌtā-tiv , kə-ˈnō-tə-tiv \
Updated on: 14 Mar 2018

Definition of connotative

1 : connoting or tending to connote
2 : relating to connotation

connotatively

adverb

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