orgasmic

adjective
or·gas·mic | \ȯr-ˈgaz-mik \

Definition of orgasmic 

1 : of, relating to, resembling, or suggesting an orgasm orgasmic dysfunction orgasmic delight … breaking down the barrier between the ersatz classism of the game and the pure orgasmic fun of finding the racquet's sweet spot.— Robert Lipsyte The sound track naturally resounds with the orgasmic hammering of the Lewis beat, wails with the simple, not to say crude, sexual metaphors of his lyrics.— Richard Schickel

2 : characterized by or tending to produce an orgasm Most mums-to-be don't associate going into labour with the prospect of imminent pleasure, but some mums say their experience of childbirth was orgasmic.— Sophie Gallagher … the fans … are reacting as if Williams' abilities trigger something verging on the orgasmic.— Tim Keown

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orgasmically adverb

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Using your breath can spread orgasmic energy from your genitals through your entire body. Dana Hudepohl, Marie Claire, "How to Pull Off Tantric Sex," 17 May 2017 So why on this great, sweet-scented Earth do creative directors (or whoever is in charge of making photo things) think that spraying perfume is an act people perform with their eyes closed and a look of orgasmic nirvana on their faces? Alex Beggs, The Cut, "What Kind of a Monster Spritzes Perfume With Their Eyes Closed?," 2 Mar. 2018 During several of the album’s exquisitely dramatic songs, singer Thom Yorke looked ready to explode as three guitars roared in orgasmic ecstasy. Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, "Early photos of Radiohead, at their ‘one-hit-wonder’ first S.F. show," 18 May 2018 From Bernini’s Saint Teresa in orgasmic ecstasy to Robert Mapplethorpe, artists have dealt with the Catholic imagination through the carnality of the body. Maureen Dowd, Vogue, "“Heavenly Bodies,” the Met’s Biggest Show Ever, Earns Its Hallelujahs," 11 Apr. 2018 In 2015, Llopis interviewed various moms, ranging from those who experienced an orgasmic birth to those who identify as transgender, for her acclaimed book Subversive Motherhood. Sarah Hurtes, Harper's BAZAAR, "Inside the Secret Clubs of Kinky Moms," 10 Jan. 2018 The liquid formula is lightweight and dries down to a nice powdery finish that looks absolutely, well, orgasmic on. Lara Adekola, Allure, "12 Bomb-Ass Highlighters for Darker Skin Tones," 19 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of orgasmic

1857 , in the meaning defined at sense 2

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