- written works, usually fiction, dealing with sexual love.
- sexually explicit art, photographs, sculptures, or the like, depicting human sexuality.
Origin of erotica
Examples from the Web for erotica
Sex, along with its companion record, Erotica, earned Warner Brothers a half billion dollars in 1992 alone.The Cult of Outrage
November 17, 2013
The Musical, a spoof of the erotica novel, played to sold-out audiences in New York and New Jersey this weekend.‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Musical Goes Off-Broadway
January 13, 2013
On the subject of erotica, Fisher will talk: about how her 2007 sex tape introduced her to the adult-entertainment community.Amy Fisher Kicked Me Off Her Porn Shoot
August 3, 2010
“Our feminism remains with us when we grab the remote,” said Tristan Taormino, a sex educator and producer of erotica.An Indie Hit's Sex Message
July 18, 2010
From "Like A Virgin" to "Erotica" watch the Material Girl's hottest videos of all time.9 Sexiest Madonna Videos
The Daily Beast Video
September 29, 2009
Nevertheless, that is the method which the author of the Erotica Biblon adopts for portraying the morals of the Jewish people.The Satyricon, Complete
- explicitly sexual literature or art
Word Origin and History for erotica
1820, noun use of neuter plural of Greek erotikos "amatory" (see erotic); originally a booksellers' catalogue heading.
And with a Blonde push
Over your impotence
[Emily Dickinson, #854, c.1864]