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 The service opened for limited pubic use earlier this year but all rides are currently free. Brad Templeton, Forbes, 3 June 2022 By chance, a scan revealed an issue in the cartilage of her pubic arch. Eric Boodman, STAT, 21 Dec. 2021 Androgens are involved in the onset of puberty and initiate hair growth in the underarms and pubic areas. Emilia Benton, Health.com, 27 Sep. 2021 The Rainbow was banned, Women in Love was for years unpublishable, his paintings were seized (too much pubic hair), his poems censored. Lara Feigel, The New Republic, 1 Sep. 2021 A shoulder should have followed, but it was lodged securely behind the mother’s pubic bone. Adam Wolfberg, The Atlantic, 26 May 2017

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First Known Use of pubic

1819, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

6 Jun 2022

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“Pubic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pubic. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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More Definitions for pubic

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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