erotic

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See also: eròtic

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From French érotique, from Ancient Greek ἐρωτικός (erōtikós, related to love), from ἔρως (érōs, sexual love).

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erotic (comparative more erotic, superlative most erotic)

  1. Relating to or tending to arouse sexual desire or excitement.
    I had an erotic dream last night
    There's a local cinema that only shows erotic movies.
    Some people get erotic pleasure from rubbing up against others on public transport.
    Foreplay can get your erotic juices flowing.
    Her new book was a new adaptation of a Shakespeare play, with plenty more erotic parts than the original.

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erotic (plural erotics)

  1. An amorous composition or poem.

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Etymology[edit]

French érotique

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erotic 4 nom/acc forms

  1. erotic

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