hard-on

noun

plural hard-ons
slang, sometimes vulgar
: an erection of the penis

Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hard-on was in 1888

Dictionary Entries Near hard-on

Cite this Entry

“Hard-on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard-on. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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