caressive

[ kuh-res-iv ]
/ kəˈrɛs ɪv /

adjective

of the nature of or resembling a caress: caressive words; a caressive breeze.
characterized by or given to caresses.

Nearby words

  1. careline,
  2. caren,
  3. carer,
  4. cares,
  5. caress,
  6. caressively,
  7. caret,
  8. caretaker,
  9. carew,
  10. carew, thomas

Origin of caressive

First recorded in 1795–1805; caress + -ive

Related formsca·ress·ive·ly, adverb

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