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[moh-tawr-ik, -tor-]
  1. motor(def 11).
  2. (of music or musical performance) full of movement or energy.
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Origin of motoric

First recorded in 1925–30; motor + -ic
Related formsmo·tor·i·cal·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for motoric

Historical Examples of motoric

  • 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