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



    BrE BrE//sɪˈdʌktɪv//
    ; NAmE NAmE//sɪˈdʌktɪv//
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  1. 1sexually attractive a seductive woman She used her most seductive voice. There was something seductive about the way he smiled at her.
  2. 2attractive in a way that makes you want to have or do something synonym tempting The idea of retiring to the south of France is highly seductive. These opportunities seemed infinitely seductive.
  3. Word Originmid 18th cent.: from seduction, on the pattern of pairs such as induction, inductive.
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