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Definition of "erogenous" [erogenous]

  • Responsive or sensitive to sexual stimulation: erogenous zones. (adjective)
  • Arousing sexual desire. (adjective)

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 "erogenous" in a sentence
  • "Such zones or areas are called _erogenous zones_ -- the word erogenous means love-generating."
  • "Above all gratifications originate through the adapted sensible excitation of so-called erogenous zones."
  • "Societies generally choose by its obscure methods certain means of expression, typically regarding the body and perceived "erogenous" anatomical bits, to be inherently offensive and vulgar, and must conform to the societal norm."