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  • adj.signifying
  • adj.dirty, vulgar

synonyms for suggestive

  • evocative
  • expressive
  • intriguing
  • redolent
  • reminiscent
  • symbolic
  • evocatory
  • giving an inkling
  • indicative
  • pregnant
  • remindful
  • significative
  • symptomatic
See also synonyms for: suggestively / suggestiveness

antonyms for suggestive

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  • clean
  • meaningless
  • moral
  • simple
  • clean
  • decent
  • dull
  • modest
  • moral
  • nice
  • pure
  • upright
  • meaningless
  • simple
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The adjective suggestive implies an indirect or covert conveying of a meaning, sometimes mentally stimulating, sometimes verging on impropriety or indecency: a suggestive story or remark. Expressive suggests conveying, or being capable of conveying, a thought, intention, emotion, etc., in an effective or vivid manner: an expressive gesture. Meaningful and significant imply an underlying and unexpressed thought whose existence is plainly shown although its precise nature is left to conjecture. Meaningful implies a secret and intimate understanding between the persons involved: Meaningful looks passed between them. Significant suggests conveying important or hidden meaning: On hearing this statement, he gave the officers a significant glance. 

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How to use suggestive in a sentence

The references to Igbo Landing, whether blatant or suggestive at best, go even further back.
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Even with nudity bans in place, TikTok users can get pretty suggestive — and there is no denying the popularity of thirst-trap videos on the app.
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The theory follows Carlson’s well-established style of asking extremely suggestive questions with little basis in evidence — and which are easily disputed — and then treating the answers he likes as fact to build a narrative he prefers.
TUCKER CARLSON’S WILD, BASELESS THEORY BLAMING THE FBI FOR ORGANIZING THE JAN. 6 CAPITOL RIOTAARON BLAKEJUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
All of these things are working together, and I think all of these things are suggestive of who is considered to be disposable in the United States.
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That appears to have been the tipping point for a number of his associates to come forward with allegations of toxicity and abuse — and inappropriate touching or suggestive language.
IF ANDREW CUOMO ISN’T ‘PART OF THE POLITICAL CLUB’ THEN MICKEY MOUSE ISN’T PART OF DISNEYPHILIP BUMPMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the group’s final vote, members were asked whether it was reasonable to consider the single positive study along with the suggestive findings from the early-stage trial, as evidence of the effectiveness of aducanumab for treating Alzheimer’s.
THE MOST PROMISING ALZHEIMER’S DRUG IN YEARS TOOK A THRASHING FROM AN FDA ADVISORY COMMITTEEALICE PARKNOVEMBER 10, 2020TIME
Still, while all these discoveries are strongly suggestive, they are not what scientists would call definitive.
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Blood-streaked sputum is strongly suggestive of tuberculosis, and is more common in the early stages than later.
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The costumes were exceedingly grotesque and suggestive of the New rather than of the Old World.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
After all, Garnache's appearance was hardly suggestive of the role of Perseus which had been thrust upon him.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO SUGGESTIVE

  • blue
  • cheap
  • coarse
  • erotic
  • gross
  • indecent
  • indecorous
  • indelicate
  • lascivious
  • lecherous
  • lewd
  • libidinous
  • licentious
  • lustful
  • obscene
  • off-color
  • prurient
  • ribald
  • risqué
  • rude
  • salacious
  • suggestive
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