Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A plural of phallus.

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  • n. Plural form of phallus.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • During the 2008-2009 academic year a series of vandalisms occured in which images of ejaculating phalli were drawn on doors in student dormitories and on academic buildings, which led members of the college's Rape and Sexual Assault Network and Women's Center to call for a campus discussion about the use of sexually-charged vandalism as a form of sexual harassment and intimidation.

    Tracey E. Vitchers: Violent Hate Speech Incident at Williams College

  • The first pub from the station, the one with the enormous wet dog and plaster tree with enormous phalli as fruit, was always somewhere to look forward to.

    Letter One

  • Is there really such a large contingent of voters that are so afraid of losing their phalli that these mailers are necessary?

    AFL-CIO Joins The Gun Wars With Targeted Mail Blitz Defending Obama On Gun Rights

  • In their single-minded fervor, they are willing to maim, kill, or leave their phalli behind.

    Survival of the Kindest

  • If Jens Voigt knew that drivers were trying to rub their metal phalli on a fellow albiet woosie cyclist, he would probably use his laser vision to make a great hanger steak.

    Anti-Veloism: Weird, Creepy Bike Hate

  • Really, these have got to be the least phallic looking phalli I've ever seen - so if your kids ask, they're little rocket ships, mkay?

    Wrecks on Display

  • Personally, I love the tension between the human-crafted wooden phalli and the female pubic-type earth formation, complete with seemingly natural vegetation.

    Let's take a closer look at that...

  • And speaking of phalli dropping off and major thread drift what is it with that organ being the association of manhood?

    The issue of violence against women and why it’s so damn hard to talk about

  • Here one can still see, shortly before Lent, carnival scenes, including fire walkers and senior citizens wielding leather phalli, that harken back to the cult of Dionysos, said in myth to have come from Thrace.

    A Sacred Congregation

  • Harpists with erect phalli play for dancers, some of whom are engaging in homosexual acts.

    Bodies in Motion

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  • Better. Maybe it's just the idea of a plural that's disconcerting....

    August 31, 2007

  • Phallae?

    August 31, 2007

  • A terrible word to pluralize, that's for sure.

    August 31, 2007

  • A terrible word.

    August 31, 2007