The definition of amorous is someone or something indicating affection or desire, especially of a sexual nature.(adjective)
A passionate embrace is an example of an amorous embrace.
See amorous in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr amoureus < LL amorosus, loving < L amor, love < amare, to love
See amorous in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French amoureus
Origin: , from Medieval Latin amōrōsus
Origin: , from Latin amor, love
Origin: , from amāre, to love.
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