Definition of ithyphallic in English:

ithyphallic

adjective

  • (especially of a statue of a deity or other carved figure) having an erect penis.

    • ‘The youthful naked satyrs, dancing contentedly with their scantily clad female partners, are no longer shown ithyphallic.’
    • ‘Shiva, the ithyphallic god of animals, ascends early into the pantheon through his marriage to an Aryan princess.’
    • ‘Ancient seals depict an ithyphallic yogi-like figure with buffalo horns, a figure mirrored in later Hindu representations of the great god Shiva.’
    • ‘Predominantly concerned with human fertility, it is represented by an ithyphallic male figure.’
    pornographic, indecent, salacious, smutty, x-rated, lewd, rude, dirty, filthy, vulgar, foul, coarse, crude, gross, vile, nasty, disgusting, offensive, shameless, immoral, Improper, immodest, impure, indecorous, indelicate, unwholesome, scabrous, off colour, lubricious, risqué, ribald, bawdy, suggestive, titillating, racy, erotic, carnal, sensual, sexy, lascivious, lecherous, licentious, libidinous, goatish, degenerate, depraved, amoral, debauched, dissolute, prurient
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Origin

Early 17th century (as a noun denoting a sexually explicit poem): via late Latin from Greek ithuphallikos, from ithus ‘straight’ + phallos ‘phallus’.

Pronunciation

ithyphallic

/ˌiTHəˈfalik/