Adjective "Titillating" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Arousing mild sexual excitement or interest; salacious.
  1. 'then came a lot of titillating tabloid speculation'
  2. 'Sure, crass commercialism has pushed the mainstream media into an obsession with titillating stories about celebrities.'
  3. 'The titillating details that have emerged about their four-month fling have also made the story irresistible.'
  4. 'It is this that lends her mildly titillating fiction the veneer of importance.'
  5. 'There's no voyeuristic, titillating side to the film.'
  6. 'What is gained in the new photographs is something more titillating, however - a representation of love that transcends the physical and leaves more to the imagination.'
  7. 'In past albums the titillating message was overshadowed by a bouncy, girlish beat and image.'
  8. 'Wrapped around the chat-show elements are snippets of supposedly adult education programmes and gratuitous shots of semi-nude women in titillating situations.'
  9. 'Yet there is more here than just titillating visuals.'
  10. 'This is certainly the message that comes through in the titillating images of women as both vamp and virgin that dominate our film and television media.'
  11. 'In one of the book's most titillating revelations, she writes about engaging in sexual threesomes.'


1. arousing or exciting in an agreeable, often sexual way: titillating gossip.

More examples(as adjective)

"varieties can be titillating."

"tailorings can be titillating."

"revelations can be titillating."

"headlines can be titillating."

"titles can be titillating."

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