Origin of phallic
Examples from the Web for phallic
“I honestly have no idea why people are so fascinated with phallic imagery or phalluses in general,” said Piggy.Penis Pics: Behind the Instagram Account That Looks Like a Dick
August 14, 2013
The Artist and The Descendants win big, Ricky Gervais (mostly) behaves, and phallic jokes abound.Golden Globes 2012 Winners & Losers: Watch Best Moments (Video)
January 16, 2012
The folks over at Conan responded with this ad featuring an assortment of phallic disguises.The Week in Weiner Comedy
The Daily Beast Video
June 11, 2011
The folks over at Conan have found a way to remedy that, with this ad featuring an assortment of phallic disguises.15 Hilarious Weinergate Reactions
The Daily Beast Video
June 7, 2011
He shifts seamlessly from phallic jokes to End Times theology.Is Glenn Beck a Fake?
October 4, 2010
The names of this phallic deity show his connection with the Sun.
The phallic meaning of all this is evident; and a kind of Trinity is presented to us, viz.
The ancient Hebrews, as well as their neighbors, were phallic worshipers.The Necessity of Atheism
Dr. D.M. Brooks
See below, § 419, for the connection of animals with phallic cults.Introduction to the History of Religions
Crawford Howell Toy
France, as well as Italy, had her phallic charms and her phallic saints.Religion and Lust
- of, relating to, or resembling a phallusa phallic symbol
- relating to a stage of psychosexual development during which a male child's interest is concentrated on the genital organs
- designating personality traits, such as conceit and self-assurance, due to fixation at the phallic stage of developmentCompare anal (def. 2), oral (def. 7), genital (def. 2)
- (in Freudian theory) denoting a phase of early childhood in which there is a belief that both sexes possess a phallus
- of or relating to phallicism
Word Origin and History for phallic
"pertaining to the phallus," 1789, from Greek phallikos, from phallos (see phallus). First record of phallic symbol is from 1809.
- Of, relating to, or resembling a phallus.
- Of or relating to the third stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory during which the genital organs first become the focus of sexual feeling.