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SAPPHIC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Sapphic mean? 

SAPPHIC (adjective)
  The adjective SAPPHIC has 2 senses:

1. a meter used by Sappho and named after her
2. of female homosexuality

  Familiarity information: SAPPHIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SAPPHIC (adjective)


Sense 1Sapphic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A meter used by Sappho and named after her

Similar:

rhythmic; rhythmical (recurring with measured regularity)


Sense 2sapphic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of female homosexuality

Synonyms:

lesbian; sapphic

Similar:

homosexual (sexually attracted to members of your own sex)


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