Definitions

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  • adv. In a priapic manner.

Etymologies

priapic +‎ -ally (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The gander of the anti-Europeans would be priapically up, but they would have little to show for it: one treaty down, but the one that counts - the Treaty of Rome - would remain in force.

    The EU Treaty: should we play the Yes/No game?

  • This is one of my favourite phrases of recent years: "The gander of the anti-Europeans would be priapically up."

    The EU Treaty: should we play the Yes/No game?

  • With this in mind the Fiver is perhaps one of the few observers to adopt a kindly, frowning, guitar-playing Church of England bishop expression at the news this morning that fisco-maniac, priapically-texting, Cheryl-malaria-osmosing left-back Ashley Cole is "closing in" on a £30m transfer to Franco-stinking, fisco-doping, galactico-bullies Real Madrid.

    The Guardian World News

  • So much better than 'dander' (although I'm pretty sure that dander can't be priapically up.

    The EU Treaty: should we play the Yes/No game?

  • In addition, a priapically-prolonged bachelorhood may raise questions about a man’s sexuality (not that there’s anything wrong with that!) “It was much better to be a bachelor in my day, “said novelist Tom Wolfe.

    Mr. Lonelyhearts

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