seductive Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “seductive” in the English Dictionary

"seductive" in British English

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uk   us   /sɪˈdʌk.tɪv/

seductive adjective (PERSUADING)

intended to ​seduce someone: It was a seductive ​blackeveningdress. She gave him a seductive ​look.

seductive adjective (ATTRACTING)

making you ​want to do, have, or ​believe something, because of ​seemingattractive: Television ​confronts the ​viewer with a ​succession of ​glittering and seductive images. The argument that ​sanctions should be given more ​time to ​work is seductive but ​fatallyflawed.
adverb uk   us   /-li/
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of seductive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /sɪˈdʌk·tɪv/

seductive adjective (PERSUASIVE)

making you do, have, or ​believe something because it is very ​attractive: Their ​marketingcampaign was ​slick and seductive.

seductive adjective (SEXUALLY ATTRACTIVE)

sexuallyattractive: a seductive ​blackdress
(Definition of seductive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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