Definition of Phallic

1. Adjective. Relating to a phallus especially as an embodiment of generative power. "Phallic worship"

Partainyms: Phallus
Derivative terms: Phallus

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

Definition of Phallic

1. a. Of or pertaining to the phallus, or to phallism.

Definition of Phallic

1. Adjective. Having to do with the penis, especially in terms of shape. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phallic

1. pertaining to a phallus [adj] - See also: phallus

Medical Definition of Phallic

1. Pertaining to the phallus or penis. Origin: Gr. Phallikos This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phallic

phalanstery
phalanx
phalanxes
phalaris
phalarope
phalaropes
phalera
phalerae
phall
phallacidin
phallacin
phallalgia
phallectomies
phalli
phallic stage
phallically
phallicisms
phallicness
phallin
phallins
phallisacin
phallisin
phallisms

Literary usage of Phallic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of the Polynesian Society by Polynesian Society (N.Z.) (1905)
"WE GUDGEON, CMG E accompanying pictures represent a very curious phallic symbol, which appears to me to be peculiar to the people of Atiu, one of the Cook ..."

2. The Journal of the Polynesian Society by Polynesian Society (N.Z.) (1905)
"WE GUDGEON, CMG E accompanying pictures represent a very curious phallic symbol, ... It is this that makes the phallic cult of the Maori so interesting. ..."

3. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1905)
"phallic SYMBOLS IN AMERICA. BY HL STODDARD. It is not within the scope of this ... and the Temples of Abydos have brought to light many phallic symbols, ..."

4. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1905)
"phallic SYMBOLS IN AMERICA. BY HL STODDARD. It is not within the scope of this article to treat the matter here presented, otherwise than in a general way. ..."

5. Literature of Theology: A Classified Bibliography of Theological and General by John Fletcher Hurst (1896)
"Serpent and phallic Worship. See under Comparative Religion, General. ... On the universality of phallic worship. Ancient Faiths and Modern. 8vo. ..."

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