[ kawr-dee, -dey, kohr- ]
/ ˈkɔr di, -deɪ, ˈkoʊr- /
a downward bowing of the penis, of a congenital nature or caused by gonorrhea.
BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
We know you’ll tackle this quiz totis viribus! See how many words from the week of Oct 12–18, 2020 you get right!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?
Origin of chordee
1700–10; <French cordée (feminine past participle) corded, in the phrase chaude-pisse cordée corded gonorrhea
Words nearby chordee
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Medical definitions for chordee
[ kôr′dē′, -dā′, kôr-dā′ ]
Painful erection and curvature of the penis in gonorrhea or Peyronie's disease.
Ventral curvature of the penis, most apparent on erection, as seen in hypospadias due to congenital shortness of the urethra.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.