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erotic Explained

erotic at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ıə'rɔtık]

erotic at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1621 (implied in erotical), from Fr. ?rotique, from Gk. erotikos, from eros (gen. erotos) "sexual love" (see Eros). Eroticize is from 1914. Erotomaniac "one driven mad by passionate love" (sometimes also used in the sense of "nymphomaniac") is from 1858. Erotica (1854) is from Gk. neut. pl. of erotikos "amatory," from eros; originally a booksellers' catalogue heading. ///

erotic at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [Date: 1600-1700; Language: Greek; Origin: erotikos, from eros 'sexual love']//
1 an erotic book, picture, or film shows people having sex, and is intended to make people reading or looking at it have feelings of sexual pleasure:
2 erotic thoughts, feelings, or experiences involve sexual excitement: --an erotic dream// -- erotically/-kli/ adv //

erotic at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

82 Moby Thesaurus words for "erotic":
amative, amatory, amorous, anacreontic, animal, aphrodisiac,
aphrodisiomaniacal, ardent, arousing, bawdy, blue, canal, carnal,
clitoromaniacal, concupiscent, desirous, dirty, earthy, epicurean,
erogenic, erogenous, eroticomaniacal, erotogenic, erotomaniacal,
fervent, fervid, filthy, fleshly, gamic, goatish, gynecomaniacal,
heterosexual, horny, hot, hysteromaniacal, impassioned,
ithyphallic, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, libidinal, libidinous,
lickerish, loverlike, loverly, lovesome, lubricious, lubricous,
lustful, nasty, naughty, nuptial, nymphomaniacal, obscene,
oversexed, passionate, pornographic, potent, priapic, procreative,
prurient, randy, ribald, risque, rousing, salacious, satyric,
seductive, sensual, sex, sexed, sexlike, sexual, sexy, spicy,
stimulating, straight, suggestive, titillating, undersexed,
venereal, voluptuous

erotic at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (a): sexy, erotic, sexual, carnal, sensual, hot, horny, randy, rutting, passionate, lusty, hot-blooded, libidinous, up, in the mood, homosexual, gay, lesbian, bisexual, % 2, SENSATION 1, Sensation in general.

[ADJ] (Love): loving, amorous, amatory, fond, erotic, ardent, passionate, rapturous.

erotic at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective
showing or involving sexual desire and pleasure; intended to make sb feel sexual desire:
erotic art / poetry / pictures * an erotic dream / fantasy
erotically adverb

erotic at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective
showing or involving sexual desire and pleasure; intended to make sb feel sexual desire:
erotic art / poetry / pictures * an erotic dream / fantasy
erotically adverb

Erotic at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Erotic \E*rot"ic\, n.
An amorous composition or poem.

Erotic \E*rot"ic\, Erotical \E*rot"ic*al\, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F.
['e]rotique. See {Eros}.]
Of or pertaining to the passion of love; treating of love;
amatory.

erotic at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

erotic
adj : giving sexual pleasure; sexually arousing [syn: {titillating}]

erotic at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » eròtic

English

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » fr Inter: term » lang=fr|érotique, from Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » lang=grc|ἐρωτικός|tr=erōtikos||related to love, from Inter: term » lang=grc|ἔρως|tr=erōs||sexual love.

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /ɪˈɹɒtɪk/
  • : Inter: rhymes » ɒtɪk

    Adjective

    Inter: en-ad » j

  • Relating to or tending to arouse sexual desire or excitement.
    1. : I had an erotic dream last night
    2. : Theres a local cinema that only shows erotic movies.''
    3. : Some people get erotic pleasure from rubbing up against others on public transport.
    4. : Foreplay can get your erotic juices flowing.
    5. : Her new book was a new adaptation of a Shakespeare play, with plenty more erotic parts than the original.

      Synonyms

      * amatory

  • arousing
  • sensual
  • sexy

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » tending to arouse sexual desire
  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|شبقي|tr=shabaqiy, Inter: t- » ar|جنسي|tr=jinsiy, Inter: t- » ar|غزلي|tr=ghazaliy, Inter: t- » ar|غرامي|tr=gharaamiy, Inter: t- » ar|عشقي|tr=3ishqiy, Inter: t- » ar|شهواني|tr=shahwaaniy
  • Belarusian: Inter: t- » be|эратычны|sc=Cyrl
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|еротичен|sc=Cyrl
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|eròtic
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|色情|alt=色情的|tr=sèqíng-de|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|引起性欲|alt=引起性欲的|tr=yǐnqǐ xìngyù-de|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|性愛|alt=性愛的|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|性爱|alt=性爱的|tr=xìng'ài-de|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|erotic
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|erotisk
  • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|erotisch
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|erotika
  • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|erootiline
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|eroottinen, Inter: t- » fi|aistillinen
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|érotique
  • Galician: Inter: t- » gl|erótico
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|erotisch
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ερωτικός|tr=erotikós
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|ארוטי|tr=eroti|sc=Hebr
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|erotikus
  • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|erótískur
  • Ido: Inter: t+ » io|erotika
  • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|erotic

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|erotico
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|エロチック|tr=erochikku, Inter: t- » ja|色っぽい|tr=いろっぽい, iroppoi
    • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|사랑적|tr=sarangjeok|sc=Hang, Inter: t+ » ko|성적|tr=seongjeok|sc=Hang, Inter: t- » ko|에로|tr=ero|sc=Hang
    • Kurdish: Inter: t+ » ku|erotîk, Inter: t+ » ku|şehwetî, Inter: t+ » ku|seksî, Inter: t+ » ku|pornografîk
    • Latvian: Inter: t- » lv|erotisks
    • Lithuanian: Inter: t- » lt|erotinis, Inter: t- » lt|erotiškas
    • Norwegian:
    • : Bokmål: Inter: t- » nb|erotisk
    • Persian: Inter: t- » fa|اروتیکی|tr=erotiki|sc=fa-Arab
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|erotyczny|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|erótico
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|erotic
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|эротический|tr=erotíčeskij, Inter: t+ » ru|эротичный|tr=erotíčnyj
    • Scottish Gaelic: drùis-mhiannach
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|еротичан|alt=еро̀тичан|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » sh|erotičan|alt=eròtičan, Inter: t- » sh|еротски, Inter: t- » sh|erotski
    • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|erotic
    • Slovene: Inter: t- » sl|erotičen|alt=erótičen
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|erótico
    • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|erotisk
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|erotik, Inter: t+ » tr|kösnül, Inter: t+ » tr|şehvetli
    • Ukrainian: Inter: t- » uk|еротичний|sc=Cyrl
    • Vietnamese: Inter: t+ » vi|tình ái, Inter: t+ » vi|tình dục


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Derived terms

    * techno-erotic

    Related terms

    * erotic massage
  • erotica
  • erotically
  • eroticise (also eroticize)
  • eroticism
  • erotomania

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • An amorous composition or poem.

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1
    • Inter: R:OneLoo » k


    Romanian

    Etymology

    Inter: etyl » fr|ro Inter: term » érotique|lang=fr

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » eˈrotik|lang=ro

    Adjective

    Inter: ro-adj » 4
  • Inter: l » en|erotic

    Declension

    Inter: ro-adj- » 4

  • Translation: cy » erotic
    Translation: et » erotic
    Translation: el » erotic
    Translation: eu » erotic
    Translation: fa » erotic
    Translation: fr » erotic
    Translation: fy » erotic
    Translation: ko » erotic
    Translation: io » erotic
    Translation: id » erotic
    Translation: it » erotic
    Translation: kn » erotic
    Translation: hu » erotic
    Translation: ps » erotic
    Translation: pl » erotic
    Translation: ru » erotic
    Translation: fi » erotic
    Translation: sv » erotic
    Translation: ta » erotic
    Translation: te » erotic
    Translation: vi » erotic
    Translation: zh » erotic

    eròtic at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » erotic

    Catalan

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » grc|ca|sort=erotic Inter: term » ἐρωτικός|tr=erōtikos|lang=grc|sc=polytonic.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » əˈɾɔtik|lang=ca Inter: a » Barcelona
  • Inter: IPA » eˈɾɔ̞tik|lang=ca Inter: a » Valencia

    Adjective

    Inter: ca-adj » fpl=eròtiques|sort=erotic

  • erotic

  • Translation: fr » eròtic
    Translation: io » eròtic