HyperDic: suggestive

English > 3 senses of the word suggestive:
ADJECTIVEallsuggestive, implicativetending to suggest or imply
allsuggestive, indicative, indicatory, revelatory, significative(usually followed by 'of') pointing out or revealing clearly / clearly
allsuggestivetending to suggest something improper or indecent
suggestive > pronunciation
Soundssahgjheh'stihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > suggestive: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtending to suggest or imply.
Example"artifacts suggestive of an ancient society"
Synonymimplicative
BroaderconnotativeHaving the power of implying or suggesting something in addition to what is explicit
Spanishsugestivo
Adverbssuggestivelyin a suggestive manner
Verbssuggestimply as a possibility
English > suggestive: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(usually followed by 'of') pointing out or revealing clearly / clearly.
Synonymsindicative, indicatory, revelatory, significative
Broaderrevealingshowing or making known
Spanishindicativo, significativo, sugestivo
Catalanindicatiu, significatiu, suggestiu
Verbssuggestimply as a possibility
English > suggestive: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningTending to suggest something improper or indecent.
Examples
  • "a suggestive nod"
  • "suggestive poses"
BroaderindecentOffensive to good taste especially in sexual matters

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