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priapic

[prahy-ap-ik] /praɪˈæp ɪk/
adjective
1.
(sometimes initial capital letter) of or pertaining to Priapus; phallic.
2.
characterized by or emphasizing a phallus:
priapic figurines.
3.
(of an image) suggestive of or resembling a phallus by its shape.
4.
exaggeratedly concerned with masculinity and male sexuality.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; Priap(us) + -ic
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Examples for priapic
  • He's not mischievous, nor is he believably priapic, as the high jinks of the first act require him to be.
British Dictionary definitions for priapic

priapic

/praɪˈæpɪk; -ˈeɪ-/
adjective
1.
(sometimes capital) of or relating to Priapus
2.
a less common word for phallic
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Word Origin and History for priapic
priapic
"phallic," 1786, from Priapus, from Gk. Priapos, son of Dionysus and Aphrodite, the god who personified male reproductive power. His name is of unknown origin. Hence priapism (1598) "persistent erection of the penis."
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priapic in Medicine

priapic pri·a·pic (prī-ā'pĭk, -āp'ĭk) or pri·a·pe·an (prī'ə-pē'ən)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or resembling a phallus; phallic.

  2. Relating to or excessively concerned with masculinity.

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