Definition of Priapic

1. Adjective. Overly concerned with masculinity and male sexuality. "Priapic victories"

Similar to: Male



2. Adjective. Resembling or being a phallus. "Priapic figurines"
Exact synonyms: Phallic
Similar to: Male
Derivative terms: Phallus

Definition of Priapic

1. Adjective. phallic ¹

2. Adjective. masculine or excessively concerned with masculinity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Priapic

1. phallic [adj] - See also: phallic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Priapic

preys
prez
prezackly
prezactly
prezes
prezygapophyseal
prezygapophyses
prezygapophysis
prezygotic
prezzie
prezzies
prial
prials
priapean
priapi
priapic (current term)
priapically
priapismic
priapisms
priapulid
priapulids
priapuses
priar
pribble
pribbles
price
price-controlled
price-earnings ratio
price-fixing

Literary usage of Priapic

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1. A Discourse on the Worship of Priapus, and Its Connection with the Mystic by Richard Payne Knight, Thomas Wright (1865)
"There they perhaps indulged in priapic rites, followed by the old priapic orgies, which would become more and more ..."

2. The Symbolical Language of Ancient Art and Mythology: An Inquiry by Richard Payne Knight (1876)
"THE GOAT AND priapic ORGIES. 191. Though the Greek writers call the deity who w: represented by the sacred goat at Mendes, Pan, he more exactly answers to ..."

3. Secreted Desires: The Major Uranians by Michael Matthew Kaylor (2006)
"... Wilde as priapic Educationalist 'Liable to Misconstruction': Pater's Evaluation of The Picture of Dorian Gray I have an emerald, a great round emerald, ..."

4. The Classical Journal (1821)
"The key, which is still worn, with the priapic hand, as an amulet, by the women of Italy, appears to have been an emblem of similar meaning, ..."

5. Naology: Or, A Treatise on the Origin, Progress, and Symbolical Import of by John Dudley (1846)
"First, that the priapic import given to the symbolical pillar was an idolatrous ... It can hardly be said to have been generally adopted, for a priapic ..."

6. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"Symbolical Language of Ancient Art and Mythology," is inclined to give the phrase a priapic origin : "The fig was a still more common symbol, the statues of ..."

7. The Anthropological Review by Anthropological Society of London (1865)
"... which has almost lost its priapic form from the kisses of the Arab women, who visit the shrine in the hopes of stimulating fecundity. ..."

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