Definition of suggestive
- provided a suggestive … commentary on the era
- —Lloyd Morris
making unwelcome suggestive remarks to a subordinate will be regarded as sexual harassment
a haunting and suggestive song about a long-lost love
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: bringing thoughts, memories, or feelings into the mind
: showing or seeming to show something
: causing or tending to cause sexual feelings or excitement
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