Definition of Titillative

1. a. Tending or serving to titillate, or tickle; tickling.



Definition of Titillative

1. Adjective. titillating ¹

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Definition of Titillative

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Titillative

tithonometer
tithonometers
tithymal
tithymals
titi
titi family
titi monkey
titians
titillate
titillated
titillates
titillating
titillatingly
titillations
titillative (current term)
titin
titipounamu
titis
titivate
titivated
titivates
titivating
titivation
titivations
titlark
titlarks
title
title-holder
title case

Literary usage of Titillative

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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1898)
"... the wake of JOSEPH A Chatsworth charger comes, With patient nerve ignoring The titillative drums ; To suit his rider's balance A steady course he keeps, ..."

2. Putnam's Word Book: A Practical Aid in Expressing Ideas Through the Use of by Louis Andrew Flemming (1919)
"a. titillative. ticklish, a. difficult, critical, delicate. tidbit, n. delicacy, dainty, junket. tide, n. Associated words: ebb, flood, flow, ..."

3. Live Issues in Classical Study by Karl Pomeroy Harrington (1910)
"and whether colleges may come to begin their Latin teaching with the Latin alphabet, are conundrums calculated to bring many a forefinger into titillative ..."

4. The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays by Nathan Drake (1811)
"I must not here omit one public-tickler of great eminency, and whose titillative faculty must be allowed to be singly confined to the ear ..."

5. Ralph Waldo Emerson by Oscar W. Firkins (1915)
"... his good neighbors now and then by admitting cursorily that the war is "dreadful," but it is evident that the aroma of gunpowder is still titillative. ..."

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