semi-erect

adjective \ ˌse-mē-ə-ˈrekt , ˌse-ˌmī- , -mi- \
variants: or less commonly semierect

Definition of semi-erect

1 : incompletely upright in bodily posture
  • semi-erect primates
2 : erect for half the length
  • semi-erect stems

First Known Use of semi-erect

1822


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