Definition of amatory adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈæmətəri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæmətɔːri//
[only before noun](formal or humorous)
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relating to or connected with sexual desire or activity his amatory exploits Word Origin late 16th cent.: from Latin amatorius, from amator ‘lover’, from amare ‘to love’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: amatory