Part of speech: adjective

Characterized by, expressing, or given to sexual love.

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Usage examples "amatory":

  1. His verse is satirical and amatory in character. - "A Brief Handbook of English Authors", Oscar Fay Adams.
  2. Nobbs, and has convulsed the court by his deliciously comic rendering of the faithless Nobb's amatory correspondence. - "Lady Audley's Secret", Mary Elizabeth Braddon.
  3. 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", C. Gasquoine Hartley.