Definition of -ative in English:

-ative

Syllabification: -ative

suffix

(Forming adjectives) denoting a characteristic or propensity: pejorative talkative

Origin

representing French -atif, -ative, or from Latin -ativus.

Definition of -ative in:

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Word of the day setose
Pronunciation: ˈsiːtəʊs
adjective
bearing bristles or setae; bristly