[ moh-tawr-ik, -tor- ]

  1. (of music or musical performance) full of movement or energy.

Origin of motoric

First recorded in 1925–30; motor + -ic

Other words from motoric

  • mo·tor·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words Nearby motoric Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use motoric in a sentence

  • Pg 38 paralysis of the motoric centres which control the fingers.

    Piano Playing | Josef Hofmann
  • The Thorax is going to house the 'motoric organs' of The Brain.

    The Brain | Alexander Blade
  • This phenomenon first manifested Nov. 25th in certain motoric organs of The Brain.

    The Brain | Alexander Blade