Meaning of phallus in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfaləs/

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nounplural noun phalli/ˈfalʌɪ/ /ˈfaliː/ , plural noun phalluses

  • 1A penis, especially when erect (typically used with reference to male potency or dominance)

    ‘the hill figure is a naked man brandishing a club and displaying a huge phallus’
    • ‘the building was a monumental steel and glass phallus’
    1. 1.1An image or representation of an erect penis, typically symbolizing fertility or potency.
      • ‘three wooden painted phalluses’


Early 17th century via late Latin from Greek phallos.