Synonyms of provocative


1. provocative (vs. unprovocative), agitative, agitating, provoking, challenging, intriguing, charged, incendiary, incitive, inflammatory, instigative, rabble-rousing, seditious, rousing, exciting

usage: serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy; "a provocative remark"; "a provocative smile"; "provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope

2. provocative, sexy (vs. unsexy)

usage: exciting sexual desire; "her gestures and postures became more wanton and provocative"

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Definition and meaning of provocative (Dictionary)