Definition of 'suggestive'

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Now he keeps making suggestive hints and taking any chance to get close to me. The Sun (2016)There was a man standing near the bar smirking at me in a suggestive way. The Sun (2009)Towards the end of the match she bought me a drink and kept making suggestive comments. The Sun (2009)He does things like staple my work trousers to my underwear and makes suggestive comments to me. The Sun (2011)Where were the great ideas and suggestive phrases? The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Although they are not in any way suggestive, some cultures do not accept them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He has made suggestive comments to me when he's been drinking. The Sun (2015)Yet the scenes in which London steps out of the spotlight are no less sincere and often more suggestive. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)He pointed out the remains of shepherds' shacks, suggestive of abandoned ways of life. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet the approach, the core idea, remains suggestive. Levenson, Thomas Ice Time: Climate, Science, and Life on Earth (1990)There was a man standing towards the bar, further up the walkway, smirking at me in a suggestive way. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I totally trust him, but he pushes me over the edge when he tells me that women have been making suggestive comments to him. The Sun (2014)

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Translations for 'suggestive'

British English: suggestive ADJECTIVE
Something that is suggestive of something else is quite like it or may be a sign of it.
The fingers were gnarled, lumpy, with long, curving nails suggestive of animal claws.
  • American English: suggestive
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sugestivo
  • Chinese: 使人想起…的
  • European Spanish: indicativo de
  • French: qui ressemble
  • German: hindeutend auf
  • Italian: evocativo
  • Japanese: 示唆する
  • Korean: 꼭 ~같은
  • European Portuguese: sugestivo
  • Latin American Spanish: indicativo de


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