Definition for titillating (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), tit·il·lat·ed, tit·il·lat·ing.
Origin of titillate
Examples from the Web for titillating
They either have a tendency to hyperbolize and make life much more glamorous and titillating than it is, or the other way.Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed--she has helped educate the world on the titillating culture of kink.
For the audience it is titillating to hear a man stand on stage saying “those words.”
The potential tragic loss of 239 human lives is ultimately overwhelmed by our hunt for titillating clues and explanations.
We merely want the gossipy, titillating stories of sculpted men and women pumping and screaming.
These ancient snuff-boxes furnish proof of the love of our ancestors for the titillating powder.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things|Edmund Fillingham King
Hers was actually the titillating wonder of a bird which, captured, closes its wings, that surrender can be so sweet.Americans All|Various
They snap snappishly at the titillating straw; they snatch at it with their weird little hands; they parry it skilfully.
This woman is doubtless miserable, though after all, perhaps, the titillating joys of glory are not unknown to her.Baudelaire: His Prose and Poetry|Charles Baudelaire
He had faced danger and tragedy since he could toddle, and fear had never overridden the titillating sense of adventure.Cow-Country|B. M. Bower
British Dictionary definitions for titillating
Word Origin for titillate
Word Origin and History for titillating
1610s, back-formation from titillation. Related: Titillated; titillating.