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erotic

adjective uk   /ɪˈrɒt.ɪk/ us    /-ˈrɑː.t̬ɪk/
relating to sexual desire and pleasure: an erotic film erotic dreams/feelings
erotically
adverb uk   /ɪˈrɒt.ɪ.kəl.i/ us    /ɪˈrɑː.t̬ɪ.kəl.i/
Translations of “erotic”
in Korean 에로틱한…
in Arabic جِنْسي, مُثير…
in French érotique…
in Turkish cinsel arzu/istek uyandıran, erotik, cinsel istek/arzu ile ilgili…
in Italian erotico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 性愛的,性欲的, 色情的…
in Russian эротический…
in Polish erotyczny…
in Spanish erótico…
in Portuguese erótico…
in German erotisch…
in Catalan eròtic…
in Japanese 官能的な, エロチックな…
in Chinese (Simplified) 性爱的,性欲的, 色情的…
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