[fuh-ley-shee-oh, -lah-tee-oh, fe-]
- oral stimulation of the penis, especially to orgasm.
Also fel·la·tion [fuh-ley-shuh n, fe-] /fəˈleɪ ʃən, fɛ-/.
Origin of fellatio
1885–90; < New Latin fellātiō, equivalent to Latin fel(l)āt(us) (past participle of fel(l)āre to suck) + -iō -ion
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Examples from the Web for fellatio
Fellatio has also been equally well known, in both ancient and modern times, especially as practiced by inverted men.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)
- a sexual activity in which the penis is stimulated by the partner's mouthCompare cunnilingus
C19: New Latin, from Latin fellāre to suck
Word Origin and History for fellatio
1887, from Latin fellatus, past participle of fellare "to suck," from PIE root *dhe(i)- (see fecund). The sexual partner performing fellatio is a fellator; if female, a fellatrice or fellatrix.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Oral stimulation of the penis.