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Definition of "clitoris" [cli•to•ris]

  • A small elongated erectile organ at the anterior part of the vulva, homologous with the penis. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "clitoris" in a sentence
  • "It doesn't seem like playing tag with the clitoris is the path to sensual pleasure."
  • "The clitoris is the penis, for example, the scrotum, the labia, etc."
  • "The clitoris is considered to be an impure part of the girl-child and bleeding it is believed to make her pure and free of evil spirits."