motoric

[ moh-tawr-ik, -tor- ]
/ moʊˈtɔr ɪk, -ˈtɒr- /

adjective

(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
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Examples from the Web for motoric

  • The Thorax is going to house the 'motoric organs' of The Brain.

    The Brain|Alexander Blade
  • Pg 38 paralysis of the motoric centres which control the fingers.

    Piano Playing|Josef Hofmann