Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or expressive of love, especially romantic love.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to, producing, or supposed to produce love; expressive of love; amatorial: as, amatory poems.
  • Synonyms See amorous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, producing, or expressing, sexual love.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or relating to love, especially sexual love.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance

Etymologies

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

[Latin amātōrius, from amātor, lover; see amateur.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin amatorius ("pertaining to love or a lover"), from amator ("a lover"), from amare ("to love").

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