Erotic meaning

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Relating to or tending to arouse sexual desire or excitement.

I had an erotic dream last night.

There's a local cinema that only shows erotic movies.

Some people get erotic pleasure from rubbing up against others on public transport.

Foreplay can get your erotic juices flowing.

Her new book was a new adaptation of a Shakespeare play, with plenty more erotic parts than the original.

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An erotic person.
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Arousing sexual feelings or desires.
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Of, relating to, or tending to arouse sexual desire.
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Of, relating to, or tending to arouse sexual desire.
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Having to do with sexual love.

Ovid's erotic poems.

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Highly susceptible to sexual stimulation.
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The definition of erotic is tending to arouse sexual feelings or desire.

An example of erotic is the nature of some films given the rating of NC-17.

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Origin of erotic

  • Greek erōtikos from erōs erōt- sexual love

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French érotique, from Ancient Greek ἐρωτικός (erōtikos, “related to love”), from ἔρως (erōs, “sexual love”).

    From Wiktionary