What does the word amatory mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Characterized by, expressing, or given to sexual love.

Usage examples for amatory

  1. Nobbs, and has convulsed the court by his deliciously comic rendering of the faithless Nobb's amatory correspondence. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  2. In other species the croaking sacs of the males, which were previously used for amatory callings, become enlarged to form cradles for the young. – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley