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erogenous

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adjective erog·e·nous \i-ˈrä-jə-nəs\

Simple Definition of erogenous

  • : producing sexual excitement or pleasure when touched : sexually sensitive

Full Definition of erogenous

  1. 1 :  producing sexual excitement or libidinal gratification when stimulated :  sexually sensitive

  2. 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


Medical Dictionary

erogenous

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adjective erog·e·nous \i-ˈräj-ə-nəs\

Medical Definition of erogenous

  1. 1:  producing sexual excitement or libidinal gratification when stimulated :  sexually sensitive

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or arousing sexual feelings

  3. er·o·ge·ne·ity \ˌer-ə-jə-ˈnē-ət-ē\play noun, plural er·o·ge·ne·ities



Variants of erogenous

also er·o·gen·ic \ˌer-ə-ˈjen-ik\play


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