Definition of seductive in English:

seductive

Line breaks: se¦duc|tive
Pronunciation: /sɪˈdʌktɪv
 
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adjective

Tempting and attractive; enticing: a seductive voice
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
sexy, sexually arousing, sexually exciting, alluring, tempting, suggestive, tantalizing, fascinating, ravishing, captivating, bewitching, immodest, shameless, erotic, sensuous, sultry, slinky, passionate, raunchy, steamy, coquettish, amorous, flirtatious, provocative, come-hither
informal come-to-bed, tarty, hot
vulgar slang fuck-me

Origin

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

Derivatives

seductively

adverb
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.

seductiveness

noun
More example sentences
  • 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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