orgasmic

adjective

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

Examples of orgasmic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fernández recalls reading 15 pages of material for one of Pascal and Hawke's scenes, the awkward morning-after conversation following their orgasmic night — the first scene Almodóvar wrote that would become the short. Nick Romano, EW.com, 25 Sep. 2023 The visuals also convey interiority, swells of mood and feeling, as does Lenny’s explosive, at times ecstatic physicality, the full-bodied intensity of his conducting style and the orgasmic rivers of sweat that pour off him. Manohla Dargis, New York Times, 22 Nov. 2023 Take pleasure in the orgasmic satisfaction of these vegan, non-GMO chocolates, each expertly injected with precisely 20mg of Delta 8. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 3 Sep. 2023 Sound baths and orgasmic breathwork hosted by the resort sounded divine. Keyaira Boone, Essence, 7 Nov. 2023 Enjoy these orgasmic chocolates that are vegan, non-GMO, and contain precisely 20mg of Delta 8. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 5 Sep. 2023 However, there’s a different type of meditation that many may not know about that can benefit them in the bedroom, orgasmic meditation. Dominique Fluker, Essence, 16 Aug. 2023 OneTaste’s website no longer lists a catalogue of courses in orgasmic meditation but advertises — alongside its rebuttal of the allegations against the company — a one-day retreat in Philo, Calif., and an official orgasmic meditation smartphone app. Daniel Wu, Washington Post, 7 June 2023 The sight of worshippers praying while watching explosions on TV sends Médéric into shock; his nightmare scream matches Isadora’s illicit orgasmic howls — a Hitchcockian-Buñuelian twist, also a shout-out to Shohei Imamura’s bawdy social satire Warm Water Under a Red Bridge. Armond White, National Review, 21 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of orgasmic was in 1857

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“Orgasmic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orgasmic. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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