Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Serving to distort: harsh and distortive peaks in the recorded music; a robust fortissimo without distortive vibration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Causing distortion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Causing distortion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending to distort; causing distortions.
  • Having distortions; distorted.

Etymologies

distort +‎ -ive (Wiktionary)

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