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Definition of "aphrodisiac" []

  • Arousing or intensifying sexual desire. (adjective)
  • Something, such as a drug or food, having such an effect. (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 "aphrodisiac" in a sentence
  • "Hmm ... well, you know how much cold-blooded murder turns on good Christian chicks, man ... it's like a frickin 'aphrodisiac to' em."
  • "It isn't clear how available the aphrodisiac is elsewhere in the U.S., although some similar products have been seized from suspected drug traffickers in other East Coast cities, authorities said."
  • "The Egyptians especially delight in aphrodisiac literature treating, as the Turks say, de la partie au-dessous de la taille; and from fifteen hundred to two thousand copies of a new work, usually lithographed in cheap form, readily sell off."