Thursday, November 20, 2008
Definitions for amatory
- of love; expressing love, especially sexual
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Citations for amatory
She's cranky, self-absorbed and a compulsive flirt with a long series of amatory conquests to her record.
Even Piejack, who harbors a delusion that his mangled hand has an amatory upside, is at heart a pedestrian perv, and Boyd, the telemarketer, is more an annoyance than the end of the world.
Origin of amatory
by 1599, from Latin amatorius "of or pertaining to love," from Latin amator "lover"