Definition of suggestive
Examples of suggestive in a Sentence
making unwelcome suggestive remarks to a subordinate will be regarded as sexual harassment
a haunting and suggestive song about a long-lost love
Recent Examples of suggestive from the Web
Lena Headey, meanwhile, stands in front of a table of swollen pomegranates - the symbol of life, rebirth and marriage – suggestive of her character’s fierce maternal instinct.
With its whispery, suggestive lyrics, the song sold more than 1 million copies, reached No.
In 2002 — after industry lobbying and some suggestive research — Medicare approved hyperbaric therapy for certain diabetic wounds that did not respond to conventional treatments.
For starters, the fact that the Supreme Court, which only agrees to review about 1% of cases, granted certiorari is suggestive that New Jersey might win.
Wonder Woman’: (PG-13) (for sequences of violence and action, and some suggestive content)
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’: (PG-13) (for sequences of violence and action, some suggestive content and brief strong language)
Rated PG-13 for language and some suggestive material.
Grade: D+ (Rated PG-13 for violence, action, and scary images, and for some suggestive content and partial nudity.)
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First Known Use of suggestive
SUGGESTIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of suggestive for English Language Learners
: bringing thoughts, memories, or feelings into the mind
: showing or seeming to show something
: causing or tending to cause sexual feelings or excitement
SUGGESTIVE Defined for Kids
Definition of suggestive for Students
1 : giving a hint The furniture is suggestive of the past.
2 : full of suggestions I read a suggestive book about decorating.
3 : suggesting something improper or indecent
Legal Definition of suggestive
: giving a suggestion or making a hint: as a : being a trademark, trade dress, trade name, or service mark that requires the consumer to use thought and imagination to perceive the nature of the product or service Editor's note: Suggestive marks are entitled to trademark protection without proof of secondary meaning. b : relating to or being a lineup that in some way suggests to the witness which member of the lineup is in fact the defendant
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