Dictionary.com

distractive

[ dih-strak-tiv ]
/ dɪˈstræk tɪv /
Save This Word!

adjective
tending to distract.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of distractive

First recorded in 1625–35; distract + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM distractive

dis·trac·tive·ly, adverbnon·dis·trac·tive, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use distractive in a sentence

FEEDBACK