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 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]


A meter used by Sappho and named after her


rhythmic; rhythmical (recurring with measured regularity)

Sense 2sapphic [BACK TO TOP]


Of female homosexuality


lesbian; sapphic


homosexual (sexually attracted to members of your own sex)

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