Phallic Definition

Of, like, or relating to the phallus.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to the cult of the phallus as an embodiment of generative power.
Phallic worship.
American Heritage
Of or relating to phallicism.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to the third stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory, from about ages three to six, during which gratification is focused on sensations associated with the genital organs. The phallic stage is preceded by the anal stage and followed by the latency period.
American Heritage Medicine
Webster's New World

Origin of Phallic

  • Greek phallikos from phallos phallus phallus

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

  • From phallus (“penis") + -ic.

    From Wiktionary

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