pubic

adjective
pu·​bic | \ ˈpyü-bik How to pronounce pubic (audio) \

Definition of pubic

: of, relating to, or situated in or near the region of the pubes or the pubis

Examples of pubic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eyebrows, on the other hand, provide an entirely different purpose than that of underarm or pubic hair. Sarah Kinonen, Allure, "The Science of Beauty: The Complete Guide to Body Hair," 23 Dec. 2020 Tiny and naked, with her full pubic bush on display, the bland figurine stands on top of an otherwise indistinguishable blob of silver. Madeleine Kearns, National Review, "Mary Wollstonecraft Deserves Better," 19 Nov. 2020 Instead there’s a chapter on the meaning of navy, as well as her own feelings about pubic hair and wearing bikinis, even with a body that isn’t airbrushed. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, "André Leon Talley’s Tales from the Dark Side," 14 May 2020 That's also why many ingrown hairs occur in the pubic area, because hair tends to be curlier down there. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Here's How You Should Safely Be Getting Rid of Your Ingrown Hairs," 18 June 2019 Groin pain is synonymous with similar diagnoses, such as athletica pubalgia (athlete with pain in pubic area), sports hernia, athletic hernia and inguinal disruption (injury to the region where the inner thigh meets the pelvis). Colin Hoobler, oregonlive, "Damian Lillard’s groin injury: How these injuries are treated, what kind of recovery timeline to expect," 13 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of pubic

1819, in the meaning defined above

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“Pubic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pubic. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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pubic

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of pubic

: of, relating to, or near the sexual organs

pubic

adjective
pu·​bic | \ ˈpyü-bik How to pronounce pubic (audio) \

Medical Definition of pubic

: of, relating to, or situated in or near the region of the pubes or the pubis

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