What is another word for erotic?

Pronunciation: [ɪɹˈɒtɪk] (IPA)

Erotic, a word used to describe anything that is sexually arousing or appealing, has several synonyms that can be used interchangeably in different contexts. Some synonyms for the word "erotic" would be sensual, voluptuous, racy, titillating, seductive, alluring, steamy, and arousing. Depending on the tone and context, certain synonyms may be preferable to others. For instance, "voluptuous" may be useful in describing the curvy figure of a person, while "sensual" is used to emphasize touch and the senses. "Steamy" connotes a passionate, intense kind of eroticism, while "racy" implies a hint of illicitness or taboo. Regardless, all of these words can add spice and allure to any sort of sexual content or plotline.

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What are the hyponyms for Erotic?

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Usage examples for Erotic

Thus suppressed erotic impulses influenced the patriotism of Joan of Arc.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell
Arabic literature made the love or erotic note in its tender or chivalrous phase, fashionable.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell
He watched and waited not understanding why it was erotic.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito"
Steven Sills

Famous quotes with Erotic

  • Freud's view is that all love is sexual in its origin or its basis. Even those loves which do not appear to be sexual or erotic have a sexual root or core. They are all sublimations of the sexual instinct.
    Mortimer Adler
  • I find the selectivity of erotic love - the choice of this man or this woman - much more intelligible if liking the person is the origin of sexual interest, rather than the other way.
    Mortimer Adler
  • Too often, older women are seen as victims, but I know lots of formidable women who have marvellous jobs as well as a full erotic life, and children and friends and family.
    Francesca Annis
  • Black women have always been these vixens, these animalistic erotic women. Why can't we just be the sexy American girl next door?
    Tyra Banks
  • First, it was not a strip bar, it was an erotic club. And second, what can I say? I'm a night owl.
    Marion Berry

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