sensual pleasures meaning, sensual pleasures definition | English Cobuild dictionary



1       adj   Someone or something that is sensual shows or suggests a great liking for physical pleasures, especially sexual pleasures.  
He was a very sensual person..., ...a wide, sensual mouth.     
  sensuality      n-uncount  
The wave and curl of her blonde hair gave her sensuality and youth.     
2       adj   Something that is sensual gives pleasure to your physical senses rather than to your mind.  
...sensual dance rhythms.     
  sensuality      n-uncount  
These perfumes have warmth and sensuality.     
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
spoil someone's plans; spoil someone's pleasure or joy.
I hate to rain on your parade, but we will not be able to host your birthday party next week.
experience a special pleasure, excitement out of smth.; enjoy smth. very much
E.g.: She gets a bang out of shopping.


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