Definitions for phallicˈfæl ɪk
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relating to a phallus especially as an embodiment of generative power
"a phallic cult"; "phallic worship"
resembling or being a phallus
"a phallic symbol"; "phallic eroticism"; "priapic figurines"
Having to do with the penis, especially in terms of shape.
Origin: From phallus + -ic.
of or pertaining to the phallus, or to phallism
Origin: [Gr. falliko`s]
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Now stiff on a pillar with a phallic air nelson stylites in Trafalgar square reminds the British what once they were.
Whether he admits it or not, a man has been brought up to look at money as a sign of his virility, a symbol of his power, a bigger phallic symbol than a Porsche.
In this society, the norm of masculinity is phallic aggression. Male sexuality is, by definition, intensely and rigidly phallic. A man's identity is located in his conception of himself as the possessor of a phallus; a man's worth is located in his pride in phallic identity. The main characteristic of phallic identity is that worth is entirely contingent on the possession of a phallus. Since men have no other criteria for worth, no other notion of identity, those who do not have phalluses are not recognized as fully human.
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