Phallic definition

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Of, relating to, or resembling a phallus.
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Of or relating to the cult of the phallus as an embodiment of generative power.

Phallic worship.

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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.
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Of, like, or relating to the phallus.
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Of, relating to, or resembling a phallus.
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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.
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Having to do with the penis, especially in terms of shape.

The Washington Monument is widely considered a phallic symbol.

He has such a big car; it has got to be a phallic symbol.

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Of or relating to phallicism.
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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