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sensuous (adj) giving pleasure to the senses; attractive in a sexual way.
Anything that gives pleasures to our senses is sensuous. Sensuous things attract our senses, that is, beautiful sights, sweet sounds, good smells, comforts of life – things which give us these senses are sensuous. The sensuous quality of music for example, is very pleasing to the ears. A sensuous person is sexually attractive. A person or a part of their body is sensuous, if they are sexually attractive. A woman has sensual lips if the lips arouse the sexual desire in us.
- The landscape painting was really sensuous. The more I looked at it, the more was it a feast to the eyes. I could not take my eyes off it.
- He found it difficult to resist the attraction of her sensuous lips. They were so sexy that he strongly wished to kiss them.