phallicism

[ fal-uh-siz-uhm ]
/ ˈfæl əˌsɪz əm /

noun

worship of the phallus, especially as symbolic of power or of the generative principle of nature.

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Also phal·lism [fal-iz-uhm]. /ˈfæl ɪz əm/.

Origin of phallicism

First recorded in 1880–85; phallic + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM phallicism

phal·li·cist, phallist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for phallicism

phallicism

phallism

/ (ˈfælɪˌsɪzəm) /

noun

the worship or veneration of the phallus

Derived forms of phallicism

phallicist or phallist, noun
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