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

  • adjective Tending to suggest; evocative.
  • adjective Stimulating further thought.
  • adjective Conveying a hint or suggestion.
  • adjective Calling to mind sexual desire or sex acts.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Containing a suggestion or hint; suggesting what does not appear on the surface; also, full of suggestion; stimulating reflection.
  • Of the nature of, or pertaining to, hypnotic suggestion.
  • noun Something intended to suggest ideas to the mind.

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

  • adjective Containing a suggestion, hint, or intimation.

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

  • adjective Tending to suggest or imply.
  • adjective Suggesting romance, sex, etc.

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

  • adjective (usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly
  • adjective tending to suggest something improper or indecent
  • adjective tending to suggest or imply


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