Clitoris meaning

klĭtər-ĭs, klĭ-tôrĭs, klītər-ĭs
A small, sensitive, erectile organ at the upper end of the vulva.
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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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A small erectile body situated at the anterior portion of the vulva and projecting between the branched extremities of the labia minora forming its prepuce and frenulum.
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A small erectile body situated at the anterior portion of the vulva and projecting between the branched extremities of the labia minora forming its prepuce and frenulum.
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A sensitive external organ of the reproductive system in female mammals and some other animals that is capable of becoming erect. It is located above or in front of the urethra.
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Origin of clitoris

  • New Latin clītoris from Greek kleitoris klei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition