Definition of pubic in English:

pubic

adjective

  • [attributive] Relating to the pubes or pubis.

    ‘pubic hair’
    • ‘Hair begins to appear in the pubic area and later it grows on the face and underarms.’
    • ‘People can be infested with three types of lice: body lice, head lice and crab or pubic lice.’
    • ‘Often the cyst can be removed with only small incisions in the pubic hair line.’
    • ‘Once girls become sexually mature, the outer labia and the mons pubis are covered by pubic hair.’
    • ‘Are there any health benefits or safety issues to removing your pubic hair?’
    • ‘Woods and bushes, predictably enough, symbolized pubic hair in both sexes.’
    • ‘In some cases this is not necessary as the symptoms will be conclusive, such as with pubic lice.’
    • ‘Chest hair, pubic hair, leg hair all fine with me, but underarm hair, well, no.’
    • ‘The bladder is a muscular bag situated in the midline of the pelvis at the lowest point in the abdomen, immediately behind the pubic bone.’
    • ‘Groups of friends lay semi supine, tufts of pubic hair stirring in the sea breeze.’
    • ‘The rectus abdominis runs from the top of the pubic bone to the sternum and lower three ribs.’
    • ‘When my first son was born my wife was given an enema and had her pubic hair shaved.’
    • ‘He carefully dried his pubic hair and groin and briskly scrubbed his torso.’
    • ‘Pubic lice live in hair in the pubic area and can also sometimes live in body hair, eyebrows and eyelashes.’
    • ‘The prostate gland is about the size of a walnut and is located below the bladder, between the pubic bone and the rectum.’
    • ‘For this operation, a larger cut is made across the top of the pubic hairline to give the surgeon better access to the cyst.’
    • ‘And besides - do we really need to raise another generation of men who can't deal with pubic hair?’

Pronunciation:

pubic

/ˈpyo͞obik/