Definition of erotology in English:



  • [mass noun] The study of sexual love and behaviour.

    • ‘The social and scientific value of the sexuality portrayed in this image powerfully confronts the skeptic who may question the value of erotology.’
    • ‘Although they are not intended as a comprehensive resource, they can serve as both a useful introduction to erotology and an aid to the scholar by documenting valuable erotological imagery.’
    • ‘He is best remembered for his unexpurgated versions of the Arabian Nights, The Kama Sutra, The Perfumed Garden, and other works of Arabian erotology.’
    • ‘Beck, who has a PhD in erotology - the study of how art, literature and cultural behaviours influence human sexuality - is a bit of a virgin expert.’