What does phallic mean?

Definitions for phallicˈfæl ɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word phallic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. phallic(adj)

    relating to a phallus especially as an embodiment of generative power

    "a phallic cult"; "phallic worship"

  2. phallic, priapic(adj)

    resembling or being a phallus

    "a phallic symbol"; "phallic eroticism"; "priapic figurines"


  1. phallic(Adjective)

    Having to do with the penis, especially in terms of shape.

  2. Origin: From phallus + -ic.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Phallic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the phallus, or to phallism

  2. Origin: [Gr. falliko`s]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of phallic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of phallic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lawrence Durrell:

    Now stiff on a pillar with a phallic air nelson stylites in Trafalgar square reminds the British what once they were.

  2. Victoria Billings:

    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.

  3. Andrea Dworkin:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of phallic

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