denotive

[ dih-noh-tiv ]
/ dɪˈnoʊ tɪv /

adjective

used or serving to denote; denotative.

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Origin of denotive

First recorded in 1820–30; denote + -ive
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Example sentences from the Web for denotive

  • Fritz noticed what effect his thoughtless shot had had, and gave vent to a low, peculiar whistle, denotive of surprise.

    Fritz to the Front|Edward L. Wheeler