Phallicism
Phallicism \Phal"li*cism\, n. See {Phallism}. [1913 Webster]

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  • phallicism — [fal′iz΄əmfal′ə siz΄əm] n. worship of the phallus as a symbol of the male generative power: also phallism [fal′iz΄əm] phallicist n. phallist …   English World dictionary

  • phallicism — phallus ► NOUN (pl. phalli or phalluses) 1) a penis, especially when erect. 2) a representation of an erect penis symbolizing fertility or potency. DERIVATIVES phallicism noun. ORIGIN Greek phallos …   English terms dictionary

  • phallicism — noun Date: 1884 the worship of the generative principle as symbolized by the phallus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • phallicism — phallicist, phallist, n. /fal euh siz euhm/, n. worship of the phallus, esp. as symbolic of power or of the generative principle of nature. Also, phallism /fal iz euhm/. [1880 85; PHALLIC + ISM] * * * ▪ primitive religion       worship of the… …   Universalium

  • phallicism — noun The worship of the penis or phallus, especially connected with fertility …   Wiktionary

  • phallicism — Worship of the male genitalia. SYN: phallism. * * * phal·li·cism fal ə .siz əm n the worship of the generative principle as symbolized by the phallus …   Medical dictionary

  • phallicism — phal·li·cism …   English syllables

  • phallicism — phal•li•cism [[t]ˈfæl əˌsɪz əm[/t]] also phal•lism [[t]ˈfæl ɪz əm[/t]] n. worship of the phallus, esp. as symbolic of power or of the generative principle of nature • Etymology: 1880–85 phal′li•cist, phal′list, n …   From formal English to slang

  • phallicism — /ˈfæləsɪzəm/ (say faluhsizuhm) noun worship of the phallus. Also, phallism. –phallicist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • phallicism — ləˌsizəm noun ( s) Etymology: phallic + ism : the worship of or reverence for the generative principle in nature as symbolized especially by the phallus …   Useful english dictionary

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