An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (evocative)
a. sugerente
Those suggestive landscapes made me think of my childhood.Aquellos sugerentes paisajes me hicieron pensar en mi niñez.
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The building's curved roof is suggestive of waves in motion.El techo curvo del edificio evoca las olas en movimiento.
The decorations at the party were suggestive of another time.Las decoraciones de la fiesta hacen pensar en otra época.
2. (erotic)
a. insinuante
Because of suggestive language, the movie was rated as being apt for people over 17.Debido al lenguaje insinuante, la película fue calificada como apta para personas mayores de 17 años.
b. provocativo
The priest is on a campaign to remove sexually suggestive clothing from store windows.El sacerdote lidera una campaña para quitar la ropa sexualmente provocativa de las ventanas de las tiendas.
3. (indicative)
a. sugerente
That type of cough is suggestive of some kind of lung disease.Ese tipo de tos es sugerente de algún tipo de enfermedad pulmonar.
b. sugerir (verb)
Redness and swelling are suggestive of infection.El enrojecimiento y la hinchazón sugieren infección.
c. parecer indicar (verb phrase)
The arguments I have been hearing about from team members is suggestive of an imminent change.Los pleitos que he oído de los miembros del equipo parecen indicar un cambio inminente.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (reminiscent, thought-provoking)
a. sugerente
to be suggestive of somethingsugerir algo
2. (erotic)
a. insinuante
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suggestive [səˈdʒestɪv]
1 (improper) [+remark, look, clothing] provocativo; insinuante
another former employee claims he also made suggestive [remarks] to her The girls stood around, exchanging gossip and calling out suggestive [remarks] If she said something that I considered suggestive, I would make a sharp retort \COB1 ... a suggestive leer ... women in suggestive, available [poses] She spent the evening talking about sex and doing a lot of suggestive dancing with people she had never met before The suggestive lift of an eyebrow, eye contact, breathless yearning, that's what sexy in films today ...a school rule that bans [clothing] considered suggestive, vulgar or provocative Her black trousers were too tight, too suggestive
sexually suggestive provocativo
...advertisements containing words or pictures of a sexually suggestive nature ...videos that are sexually suggestive
2 (indicative)
to be suggestive of sth: symptoms which were suggestive of heart failure síntomas que sugerían que pod(r)ía tratarse de un fallo cardíaco; síntomas que parecían indicar que se trataba de un fallo cardíaco; his behaviour was suggestive of a cultured man su comportamiento parecía indicar que era un hombre culto; the atmosphere was suggestive of a jazz session (evocative of) el ambiente evocaba el de una sesión de jazz
the long, curving nails were suggestive of animal claws The Indo-European root of "experience" is related to a large family of words suggestive of journeys and passages, efforts and risk
3 (thought-provoking) sugerente
the book is full of original and suggestive thought the book is strewn with suggestive generalisations such a procedure, while suggestive, has its limitations
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