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ˈpi nɪspe·nis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. penis, phallus, membernoun

    the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)

GCIDE

  1. Penisnoun

    The erectile external sexual organ of males, used in copulation, and in mammals, also for urination.

Wiktionary

  1. penisnoun

    The male sexual organ for copulation and urination; the tubular portion of the male genitalia (excluding the scrotum).

  2. Etymology: From penis, from pes-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Penisnoun

    the male member, or organ of generation

  2. Etymology: [L.]

Freebase

  1. Penis

    Penis is a general term for the organs with which male and hermaphrodite animals introduce sperm into receptive females during copulation. Such organs occur in many animals, both vertebrate and invertebrate, but males do not bear a penis in every animal species, and in those species in which the male does bear a so-called penis, the penes in the various species are not necessarily homologous. For example, the penis of a mammal is at most analogous to the penis of a male insect or barnacle. The term penis applies to many reproductive intromittent organs, but not to all; for example the intromittent organ of most cephalopoda is the hectocotylus, a specialised arm, and male spiders use their pedipalps. In most species of animals in which there is an organ that might reasonably be described as a penis, it has no major function other than intromission, or at least conveying the sperm to the female, but in the placental mammals the penis bears the distal part of the urethra, which discharges both urine during urination and semen during copulation as the occasion requires.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Penis

    pē′nis, n. the characteristic external male organ.—adj. Pē′nial. [L., a tail.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Penis

    The external reproductive organ of males. It is composed of a mass of erectile tissue enclosed in three cylindrical fibrous compartments. Two of the three compartments, the corpus cavernosa, are placed side-by-side along the upper part of the organ. The third compartment below, the corpus spongiosum, houses the urethra.

Editors Contribution

  1. penis

    An organ connected to the body of a male animal or male human being.

    Every man has a penis.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 23, 2020  

Entomology

  1. Penis

    the flexible, membranous, intromittent organ of the male.

Anagrams for penis »

  1. pines

  2. epsin

  3. snipe

  4. spine

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of penis in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of penis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of penis in a Sentence

  1. Alexandar Djelic:

    The swelling was so bad, the doctors had to cut away an outer part of my penis so I can urinate. I was put on a catheter, then got an infection, but survived the horror.

  2. Ian Kerner:

    It was also refreshing to see in this study that many of the ethnic and cultural stereotypes around penis size -- for example, that Black men have larger penises and Asian men have smaller ones -- were not supported, it's those sorts of messages that get internalized and affect sexual self-esteem.

  3. Patrick O'Brian:

    Wallis," said Maturin, "I am happy to find you here. How is your penis?

  4. Michael DiSabato:

    His( Jordan's) locker was located next to Doc Strauss. It was a common uncomfortable joke that Doc was a serial groper, doc likes to hold your penis. Everyone knew it.

  5. Erika Sanzi:

    Since when is it acceptable to teach 11-year-olds that they may want to start trying risky sexual behaviors (risky is their word, not mine) but they should not use the words male and female and opt instead for person with a penis and person with a vulva? these lessons coupled with the sinister manipulation of language will have grave consequences. It must be called out and rejected.

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