American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Responsive or sensitive to sexual stimulation: erogenous zones.
- adj. Arousing sexual desire.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Inducing erotic sensation; producing sexual desire.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. causing sexual excitement when stimulated.
- adj. relating to or arousing sexual excitement.
- adj. sensitive to sexual stimulation
- Greek erōs, sexual love + -genous. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“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.”
“Whether or not, like Woody Allen, you've experienced sex as the most fun you've ever had without laughing, some days I can't help but think that the online erogenous zone deserves another one of the comic's lines: "When it comes to sex, there are certain things that should always be left unknown, and with my luck, they probably will be.”
“The personals come with titles such as "Aural Erotica," and explanations such as, "Let me blow your mind, your ultimate erogenous zone.”
“Our loaded test car was equipped with the company's excellent color navigation/media display built into the speedo, controlled with the Mini's new and strangely erogenous nub of a controller.”
“Will puts it like this: an attempt to "stroke every erogenous zone of the electorate.”
“But now we've turned this into this panorama in which -- in an interminable speech, every president, regardless of party, tries to stroke every erogenous zone in the electorate. . .”
“Option two: dive head-long into the messy erogenous, contentious muck of it all, recording the vagaries, obsessions, fears and fissures of life/desire/decay/art.”
“Additionally, the removal of the foreskin creates a secondary loss of sensitivity: not only has the most erogenous tissue of the male sexual organ been removed, but, as the man ages, the glans loses its mucosal covering, becomes dried out, and keratinizes over time.”
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