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ˈpi nɪspe·nis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. penis, phallus, member(noun)

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

GCIDE

  1. Penis(n.)

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

    Etymology: [L.]

Wiktionary

  1. penis(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From penis, from pes-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Penis(noun)

    the male member, or organ of generation

    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. Alyssa Dweck:

    The fibroid is probably jutting against the vagina, and then your partner's penis thrusts against it.

  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. Gerald Brandacher:

    All the research that we have done and all the experience that we have from our urology colleagues clearly indicates that he will regain full function of the penis with regard to urination... to have an erection and to have intercourse.

  4. John Boorman:

    The gun is good. The penis is evil. The penis shoots seeds, and makes new life to poison the earth with a plague of men, as once it was. But the gun shoots death, and purifies the earth of the filth of brutals. Go forth... and kill!

  5. Lily Allen:

    The next thing I knew I woke up and he was in my bed, naked, slapping my bum and trying to insert his penis into my private parts, i recoiled and I got up out of the bed and I screamed.

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