Definition of seductive in English:


Syllabification: se·duc·tive
Pronunciation: /səˈdəktiv


Tempting and attractive; enticing: a seductive voice
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  • His voice dropped to a seductive whisper and Dawn felt it all the way to her toes.
  • They have a beauty all their own, a seductive, sexy, sinuous swiftness that puts everything else in the sea to shame.
  • I spent time writing a song that was designed to be for a techno beat and the lyrics were tantalizing and seductive.
sexy, alluring, tempting, irresistible, exciting, provocative, sultry, slinky;
coquettish, flirtatious
informal vampish, come-hither


mid 18th century: from seduction, on the pattern of pairs such as induction, inductive.



More example sentences
  • I know I should read something, but other books have called more loudly or more seductively or more imploringly.
  • As artefacts, the new CDs feel seductively beautiful.
  • She sported a bronze tan and her lip gloss twinkled seductively.


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  • Steve knows all about the glamour and seductiveness of drugs.
  • While his work, in its seductiveness, might appeal to unsophisticated tastes, there is nothing unsophisticated about the paintings themselves.
  • What Rosenbaum is drawn to is the seductiveness of the hidden.

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