What does suggestive mean?

Definitions for suggestive
səgˈdʒɛs tɪv, sə-sug·ges·tive

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word suggestive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. implicative, suggestive(adj)

    tending to suggest or imply

    "artifacts suggestive of an ancient society"; "an implicative statement"

  2. indicative, indicatory, revelatory, significative, suggestive(adj)

    (usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly

    "actions indicative of fear"

  3. suggestive(adj)

    tending to suggest something improper or indecent

    "a suggestive nod"; "suggestive poses"

Wiktionary

  1. suggestive(Adjective)

    Tending to suggest or imply.

    The painting is abstract, but the colors are suggestive of fruit or the Mediterranean.

  2. suggestive(Adjective)

    Suggesting romance, sex, etc.

    She crossed her legs and shot him a suggestive smile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suggestive(adj)

    containing a suggestion, hint, or intimation

How to pronounce suggestive?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say suggestive in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suggestive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suggestive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of suggestive in a Sentence

  1. Adam Schiff:

    At this point, we still can't corroborate the theory that terrorism brought it down or there was some structural problem with the plane, certainly, the backdrop is suggestive of terrorism in the sense that we have the Russian plane in Sharm el-Sheikh and we have the aspiration we've seen time and time again, not only of ISIL( Islamic State) now but of AQAP( al Qaeda), still very potent and still very determined to bring down aircraft.

  2. Aaron Levenstein:

    Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.

  3. Andrew Farke:

    One of the Holy Grails of dinosaur paleontology is trying to distinguish male and female dinosaurs, i think this is one of those cases that's quite suggestive. I wouldn't say it's necessarily airtight, but it's fairly suggestive of something going with these animals.

  4. Michelle Lee Flores:

    AI services in the workplace already can analyze workers’ e-mails to determine if they feel unhappy about their job, in the same way, AI can use the data-analysis technology (such as data monitoring) to determine if sexually suggestive communications are being sent.

  5. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee:

    This is suggestive that some of the things we're doing together is having some very modest improvement. The things we did two weeks ago are now appearing in our hospitals.

Images & Illustrations of suggestive

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