priapic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj priapic resembling or being a phallus "a phallic symbol","phallic eroticism","priapic figurines"
    • adj priapic overly concerned with masculinity and male sexuality "priapic episodes","priapic victories"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • priapic Of or relating to Priapus, or to the cult and myths concerning him; phallic.
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Usage

In literature:

The priapic and generative influences of Frey are only indicated by a curious tradition mentioned.
"The Danish History, Books I-IX" by Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
Consult index for agitated fear of aconite, melancholy of muriatic, priapic pulsatilla.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
A luxurious suppression as about some priapic altar ... artificial shadows, painted lights, forlorn fountain ripplings.
"Erik Dorn" by Ben Hecht
Its perversions and abnormalities are to be remedied by a frank and fervent recognition of it, almost a new Priapic cult.
"Whitman" by John Burroughs
Goat, priapic animal, 88; Symbol of Khem, 25.
"The Sex Worship and Symbolism of Primitive Races" by Sanger Brown, II
This was a semi-literary club of profligates with the Priapic emblems for its ensign.
"Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature" by John Addington Symonds
In every street of their settlements are priapic figures.
"Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism With an Essay on Baal Worship, On The Assyrian Sacred "Grove," And Other" by Thomas Inman John Newton
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In poetry:

The Bacchanalia of the sap now reigns!
Priapic fires burn yonder bough with blooms!
Lo, goat-songs warbled from the vineyard fanes!
Lo, Venus-nipples in the apple-glooms!
"The Poet's Advice" by John Gneisenau Neihardt

In news:

Life with Death Grips is just a priapic smörgåsbord.
This caustic comedy of a priapic Beverly Hills hairdresser (Warren Beatty) who loves and loses was the first Hollywood movie to periodize "1968," as well as a genuine '70s classic.
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