Meaning of “provocative” - Learner’s Dictionary

provocative

adjective uk us /prəˈvɒkətɪv/
CAUSING REACTION

causing an angry reaction, usually intentionally:

a provocative question/remark
SEXUAL

Provocative clothes, images, etc are sexually exciting.

provocatively adverb

She dresses very provocatively.

(Definition of “provocative” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)