or·​gas·​mic | \ ȯr-ˈgaz-mik How to pronounce orgasmic (audio) \

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

Other Words from orgasmic

orgasmically \ ȯr-​ˈgaz-​mi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce orgasmic (audio) \ adverb

Examples of orgasmic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Keaton wears the suit like someone just poured cement on him, so the editing cuts around his awkward motions with orgasmic gadget close-ups. Darren Franich,, 12 Jan. 2022 Also, to some degree, sneezing emulates an orgasmic experience, Dr. Hascalovici adds. Rebecca Strong,, 17 Feb. 2022 Their patients were married couples, typically women who were not orgasmic and men who were impotent or ejaculating prematurely. New York Times, 18 Dec. 2021 For all the fuss about the boys, the only characters who come to orgasm in this orgasmic production are the women. Marilyn Stasio, Variety, 13 Dec. 2021 The video's centerpiece, though, has to be its recreation of the iconic diner scene from When Harry Met Sally, with Barrymore expressing, well, orgasmic delight after biting into a delicious sandwich. Tyler Aquilina,, 21 Sep. 2021 No post-orgasmic tristesse for the flosser, who seeks extraction, not ecstasy. New York Times, 10 Aug. 2021 Under guidance from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, some physicians may refer to anorgasmia as an orgasmic disorder, says Tara Scott, M.D., clinical associate professor of ob-gyn at Northeast Ohio Medical University. Griffin Wynne, SELF, 14 May 2021 Then again, their relationship is not without traces of homoeroticism—that air-guitar riff looks positively orgasmic. Michael Schulman, The New Yorker, 2 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of orgasmic

1857, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Orgasmic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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