denotive

[dih-noh-tiv]

adjective

used or serving to denote; denotative.

Origin of denotive

First recorded in 1820–30; denote + -ive
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Historical Examples of 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