- The definition of provocative is something exciting, stimulating or erotic.
A burlesque dancer at a night club is an example of provocative.
provocative definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English prouocatyue, aphrodisiac ; from Late Latin provocativus ; from Classical Latin provocare: see provoke
provocative definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- pro·vocˈa·tive noun
- pro·vocˈa·tive·ly adverb
- pro·vocˈa·tive·ness noun