Definition of PROVOCATIVE


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy; "a provocative remark"; "a provocative smile"; "provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope ;

  • 2. (

    ) intentionally arousing sexual desire; "her gestures and postures became more wanton and provocative" ;

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