Examples from the Web for erogenous
From daring to be different to erogenous zones to what to do with your hands—not groping!
But the rest of his school agenda hits every Republican erogenous zone.
To be sure, the gratification of the erogenous zone was at first united with the gratification of taking nourishment.
Thus far it has manifested itself in single impulses and in erogenous zones seeking a certain pleasure as a single sexual aim.
Besides these erogenous causes of anesthesia there are also psychic causes likewise determined by the repression.
Let us first glance at the manner in which the erogenous zones adjust themselves to the new order of things.
The erogenous quality may adhere most notably to definite regions of the body.
British Dictionary definitions for erogenous
Word Origin for erogenous
Word Origin and History for erogenous
formed 1889 from Greek eros "sexual love" (see Eros) + -genous "producing." A slightly earlier variant was erogenic (1887), from French érogénique. Both, as OED laments, are improperly formed. Erogenous zone attested by 1905.
In this connection reference may be made to the well-known fact that in some hysterical subjects there are so-called "erogenous zones" simple pressure on which suffices to evoke the complete orgasm. There is, perhaps, some significance, from our present point of view, in the fact that, as emphasized by Savill ("Hysterical Skin Symptoms," Lancet, January 30 1904) the skin is one of the very best places to study hysteria. [Havelock Ellis, "Studies in the Psychology of Sex," 1914]