What does suggestive mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term 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"


  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


  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

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