- The definition of a clitoris is a female sexual organ that is often compared to the male penis because of its sensitivity.
An example of a clitoris is a female sexual organ.
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Origin: New Latin clītoris, from Greek kleitoris; see klei- in Indo-European roots.
- clitˈo·ral adjective
clitoris - Medical Definition
noun pl. cli·to·ri·des
clitoris - Science Definition
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