sensuous Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “sensuous” in the English Dictionary

"sensuous" in British English

See all translations

sensuousadjective

uk   us   /ˈsen.sjʊəs/
giving or ​expressingpleasure through the ​physicalsenses, ​rather than ​pleasing the ​mind or the ​intelligence: She luxuriated in the sensuous ​feel of the ​silksheets. →  sensual : He had a very sensuous ​mouth.
sensuously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
sensuousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of sensuous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sensuous" in American English

See all translations

sensuousadjective

 us   /ˈsen·ʃu·əs/
pleasing to the ​physical senses : Her ​flowergarden is a ​totally sensuous ​environment. Sensuous can also ​mean sensual : He's ​woncriticalraves for his sensuous ​designs.
(Definition of sensuous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of sensuous?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

autumnal

typical of autumn

Word of the Day