Definition of priapist in English:

priapist

noun

  • A lascivious person (typically a man); a lecher. Also: †a worshipper of Priapus (obsolete rare).

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas More (1478–1535), lord chancellor, humanist, and martyr. Originally from Hellenistic Greek Πριαπιστής worshipper of Priapus (recorded in plural, Πριαπισταί) from Πρίαπος + -ιστής. In later use probably re-formed independently from Priapus + -ist.

Pronunciation

priapist

/ˈprʌɪəpɪst/