provocative

suomi-englanti sanakirja

provocative englannista suomeksi

  1. kiihottava

  2. provosoiva

  1. provosoiva, provokatiivinen, provokatorinen

  2. provokatorinen

  3. Substantiivi

provocative englanniksi

  1. Serving or tending to elicit a strong, often negative sentiment in another person; exasperating.

  2. Serving or tending to excite, stimulate or arouse sexual interest; sexy.

  3. Something that provokes an appetite, especially a sexual appetite; an aphrodisiac. (defdate)

  4. 1723, Charles Walker, ''Memoirs of the Life of Sally Salisbury'':

  5. She used by way of Provocative, to read the ''wanton Verses'' of her (smallcaps) in the day time ....
  6. (quote-book)|title=(w)|publisher=Harcourt, Brace and Co.|location=New York|page=165|passage=And that one great and all-important occasion and provocative of these beliefs was actually the ''rise of self-consciousness'' — that is, the coming of the mind to a more or less distinct awareness of itself and of its own operation, and the consequent development and growth of Individualism, and of the Self-centred attitude in human thought and action.

  7. (inflection of)