Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “suggestive”

suggestive

adjective (GIVE IDEA)    /səˈdʒes.tɪv/ formal
If something is suggestive of something else , it makes you think about it: The amplified sounds are suggestive of dolphins chatting to each other under the sea .Remembering, reminding and reminders
(Definition of suggestive adjective (GIVE IDEA) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of suggestive

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Remembering, reminding and reminders, but you might be interested in these topics from the Remembering and forgetting topic area:

More definitions for “suggestive”

Definitions of “suggestive” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

gastronomy

the art and knowledge involved in preparing and eating good food

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More