[ prahy-ap-ik ]
/ praɪˈæp ɪk /


(sometimes initial capital letter) of or relating to Priapus; phallic.
characterized by or emphasizing a phallus: priapic figurines.
(of an image) suggestive of or resembling a phallus by its shape.
exaggeratedly concerned with masculinity and male sexuality.

Origin of priapic

First recorded in 1780–90; Priap(us) + -ic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for priapic


priapean (ˌpraɪəˈpiːən)

/ (praɪˈæpɪk, -ˈeɪ-) /


(sometimes capital) of or relating to Priapus
a less common word for phallic
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Medicine definitions for priapic

[ prī-āpĭk, -ăpĭk ]


Of, relating to, or resembling a phallus; phallic.
Relating to or excessively concerned with masculinity.
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