Definition of inoculative in US English:

inoculative

adjective

  • See inoculate

    • ‘In a few species the cocoons built for winter contribute to cold hardiness, at least by preventing inoculative freezing by keeping ice crystals away from the surface of the body.’
    • ‘But the point is, when I was about to make some horrible homophobic announcement, I'd invariably come out with the big inoculative lie, ‘Some of my best friends are gay!’’
    • ‘Early approaches to media education were typically inoculative.’