What does amatory mean?

amatory meaning in General Dictionary

with respect to producing or expressing sexual love as amatory potions

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  • expressive of or exciting sexual love or relationship
  • regarding, making, or articulating, sexual love; since, amatory potions.

amatory meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1590s, "pertaining to love" (especially intimate love), from Latin amatorius "loving," from amatus, previous participle of amare (see Amy).

amatory meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) related to, creating, or articulating, intimate love; as, amatory potions.

Sentence Examples with the word amatory

As an amatory poet he is the poet of pleasure and intrigue rather than of tender sentiment or absorbing passion.

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