with respect to producing or expressing sexual love as amatory potions
- expressive of or exciting sexual love or relationship
- regarding, making, or articulating, sexual love; since, amatory potions.
1590s, "pertaining to love" (especially intimate love), from Latin amatorius "loving," from amatus, previous participle of amare (see Amy).
(a.) related to, creating, or articulating, intimate love; as, amatory potions.
As an amatory poet he is the poet of pleasure and intrigue rather than of tender sentiment or absorbing passion.