Etymology

1. penile

adjective. ['ˈpiːnaɪl'] of or relating to the penis.

Etymology

  • penilis (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word penile


1. Noun, singular or mass
When a male dog becomes aroused, the penile bone begins to emerge from its sheath.

2. Adjective
However, he warns that penile fractures can occur when a woman is on top during rough sex.

Quotes containing the word penile


1. Footnote: In 1998, a woman in Saline, Michigan received a patent for a Decorative Penile Wrap...The patent included three pages of drawings, including a penis wearing a ghost outfit, another in the robes of the Grim Reaper, and one dressed up to look like a snowman.
- Mary Roach, Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex

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