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Definition of "erotica" []

  • Literature or art intended to arouse sexual desire. (noun-plural)

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 "erotica" in a sentence
  • "Reading some good erotica is a great gauge for how sex can be written well – and it ticks all the boxes you mention."
  • "Victorian erotica is pretty mindblowing, and I love the historical period."
  • "All these characters are full and complete, they have real lives just like anyone else, except that – like a lot of regular fiction – they have something fantastic happen to them, and in erotica it tends to be of a sexual nature."