erotic vs titillating what difference

what is difference between erotic and titillating

English

Etymology

From French érotique, from Ancient Greek ἐρωτικός (erōtikós, related to love), from ἔρως (érōs, sexual love).

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɪˈɹɑtɪk/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪˈɹɒtɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɒtɪk

Adjective

erotic (comparative more erotic, superlative most erotic)

  1. Relating to or tending to arouse sexual desire or excitement.
    Synonyms: amatory, arousing, sensual, sexy

Derived terms

  • techno-erotic

Related terms

Translations

Noun

erotic (plural erotics)

  1. An amorous composition or poem.

Further reading

  • erotic in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • erotic in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • erotic at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • ictero-, tercio

Occitan

Pronunciation

Adjective

erotic m (feminine singular erotica, masculine plural erotics, feminine plural eroticas)

  1. erotic

Related terms

  • erotisme

Romanian

Etymology

From French érotique.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [eˈrotik]

Adjective

erotic m or n (feminine singular erotică, masculine plural erotici, feminine and neuter plural erotice)

  1. erotic

Declension



English

Verb

titillating

  1. present participle of titillate

Adjective

titillating (comparative more titillating, superlative most titillating)

  1. Pleasantly and sensually exciting.
  2. Arousing.

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