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APHRODISIAC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does aphrodisiac mean? 

APHRODISIAC (noun)
  The noun APHRODISIAC has 1 sense:

1. a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire

  Familiarity information: APHRODISIAC used as a noun is very rare.


APHRODISIAC (adjective)
  The adjective APHRODISIAC has 1 sense:

1. exciting sexual desire

  Familiarity information: APHRODISIAC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


APHRODISIAC (noun)


Sense 1aphrodisiac [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("aphrodisiac" is a kind of...):

excitant; stimulant; stimulant drug (a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process)


APHRODISIAC (adjective)


Sense 1aphrodisiac [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Exciting sexual desire

Synonyms:

aphrodisiac; aphrodisiacal; sexy

Antonym:

anaphrodisiac (tending to diminish sexual desire)


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