erogenous


erog·e·nous

adjective \i-ˈrä-jə-nəs\

: producing sexual excitement or pleasure when touched : sexually sensitive

Full Definition of EROGENOUS

1
:  producing sexual excitement or libidinal gratification when stimulated :  sexually sensitive
2
:  of, relating to, or arousing sexual feelings

Examples of EROGENOUS

  1. <certain body parts that are known sources of erogenous pleasure>

Origin of EROGENOUS

Greek erōs + English -genous, -genic
First Known Use: circa 1889

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erog·e·nous

adjective \i-ˈräj-ə-nəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EROGENOUS

1
: producing sexual excitement or libidinal gratification when stimulated : sexually sensitive
2
: of, relating to, or arousing sexual feelings
er·o·ge·ne·ity \ˌer-ə-jə-ˈnē-ət-ē\ noun, plural er·o·ge·ne·ities

Variants of EROGENOUS

erog·e·nous also er·o·gen·ic \ˌer-ə-ˈjen-ik\

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