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Sexual Dictionary

A • ACAROPHILIA: Affinity for itching • ACHLUOPHILIA: Love of darkness • ACMEGENESIS: Orgasm • ACOMOCLITIC: Preference for hairless genitals • ACOUSTICOPHILIA: Arousal from sounds • ACROPHILIA: Arousal from heights or high altitudes • ACROTOMOPHILIA: Arousal from amputees • ACTIRASTY: To become aroused from exposure to sun's rays • ACUCULLOPHALIA: Circumcision ACYESIS: Female sterility ADAMITISM: Going naked for God ADOLESCENTILISM: Cross-dressing or playing the role of an adolescent AELUROPHILIA: Deriving gratification from cats AGALMATOPHILIA: Attractions to statues or mannequins AGAMIC: Asexual; parthenogenic AGENOBIOSIS: Married couple who consent to live together without sex AGONOPHILIA: Person who is aroused by a partner pretending to struggle AGORAPHILIA: Arousal from open spaces or having sex in public places AGREXOPHILIA: Arousal from others knowing you are having sex AICHMOPHILIA: Love of needles and other pointed objects AISCHROLATREIA: Worship of filth, smut; obscenity cult ALBUTOPHILIA: Arousal from water ALGOLAGNIA: Sexual satisfaction resulting from giving or receiving pain; sadism or masochism ALIPHINEUR: Person using lotion to arouse a partner ALLOERASTY: Use of nudity of another person to arouse a partner ALLOPELLIA: Having orgasm from watching others engaging in sex ALLORGASMIA: Arousal from fantasizing about someone other than one's partner ALLOTRIORASTY: Arousal from partners of other nations or races ALPHAMEGAMIA: Attraction to partners of another age group ALTOCALCIPHILIA: High heel fetish ALVINOLAGNIA: Stomach fetish AMATRIPSIS: Masturbation by rubbing labia together AMAUROPHILIA: Preference for a blind or blindfolded sex partner AMAXOPHILIA: Attraction to riding in cars and motor vehicles AMBISEXTROUS: Pertaining to a bisexual person AMELOTASIS: Attraction to absence of limb AMOKOSCISIA: Arousal or sexual frenzy with desire to slash or mutilate women AMOMAXIA: Sex in a parked car AMPHIEROTISM: Capacity of erotic reaction toward either sex AMPHIGENTIC INVERT: An individual who regularly engages in sexual activity with persons of both genders

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AMPHISEXUAL: Bisexual AMULIEROSIS: Result of sexual privacy AMYCHESIS: Act of scratching partner during sexual passion AMYCHOPHILIA: Deriving sexual pleasure from being scratched ANACLITISM: Arousal from items used as infant ANACREONTIC: Erotic ANALINCTUS: Licking the anus ANALINGUS: Rimming or penetration of anus with tongue ANASTEEMAPHILIA: Attraction to a person because of a difference in height ANAXIPHILIA: Act of falling in love with a loser by someone who should know better ANDROGYNY: Having both male and female characteristics ANDROGYNOPHILIA: Bisexual ANDROIDISM: Arousal from robots with human features ANDROMANIA: Nymphomania ANDROMINETOPHILIA: Arousal from female partner who dresses like male ANDROSODOMY: Anal sex with a male partner ANILILAGNIA: Sexual desire for older women ANISONOGAMIST: Attraction to either older or younger partners ANOCRATISM: Anal sex ANOMEATIA: Anal sex with a female partner ANOPHELORASTIA: Arousal from defiling or ravaging a partner ANOPHILEMIA: Kissing anus ANORAPTUS: Rapist who only attacks elderly women ANTHOLAGNIA: Arousal from smelling flowers ANTHROPOPHAGOLAGNIA: Rape with cannibalism ANTHROPOPHAGY: Pleasure derived from the ingestion of human flesh ANTIPUDIC: Covering one’s genitals ANTIOPHILIA: Fondness for floods APELLOUS: Circumcision APHALLATIA: Celibacy APHEPHILIA: Deriving pleasure from being touched APHILOPHRENIA: A feeling that one is unloved or unwanted APISTIA: Adultery APODYSOPHILIA: Feverish desire to undress APOTEMNOPHILIA: Person who has sexual fantasies about losing a limb ARACHNEPHILIA: Attraction to spiders ARPAGEE: A raped woman ARRHENOTHIGMOPHILOUS: Nymphomania ARSOMETRY: Anal sex ASCETICISM: Religious self-denial often including celibacy ASPHYXIAPHILIA: Arousal from lack of oxygen ASTHENOLAGNIA: Arousal from weakness or being humiliated ASTYPHIA: Impotence ASYNODIA: Celibacy particularly due to impotence

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AULOPHILIA: Love of flutes AUTAGONISTOPHILIA: Exhibitionism; arousal from exposing naked body or genitals to strangers while on stage or while being photographed AUTASSASSINOPHILIA: Arousal from orchestrating one's own death by the hands of another AUTOEROTIC ASPHYXIA: Arousal from oxygen deprivation and sometimes risk of dying AUTOGYNEPHILIA: Arousal from crossdressing AUTOMASOCHISM: Arousal from inflicting intense sensations of pain on one's own body AUTONEPIOPHILIA: Sexual attraction from dressing or being treated like an infant AUTOPEDERASTY: The insertion of one's own penis into their anus AVERING: A boy’s begging in the nude to arouse sympathy AVISODOMY: Breaking the neck of a bird while penetrating it for sex AXILLISM: The use of the armpit for sex BATHYCOLPIAN: Possessing a large bosom BATRACHOPHILIA: Attraction to frogs BELONEPHILIA: Arousal from pins or needles BIASTOPHILIA: Pleasure from forcible rape of a terrified stranger BLISSOM: To copulate with an ewe BOLLOCKS: Testicles BOTULINONIA: Sex with a sausage BROMIDROPHILIA: Arousal from bodily smells BRONTOPHILIA: Love of thunderstorms CALLIPYGIAN: Having shapely buttocks CANOPHILIA: Turned on by dogs CAPNOLAGNIA: Arousal from watching others smoke CAPONIZE: To castrate a chicken CATAGELOPHILIA: Love of being ridiculed CATAMENIA: Menstruation CATAMITE: A boy used in homosexual relations CHASMOPHILIA: Attraction to nooks, crannies, crevices, and chasms CHEIMAPHILIA: Deriving pleasure from cold or winter CHIONOPHILIA: Love of snow CHREMATISTOPHILIA: Arousal from being charged for sex or robbed CHRYSOPHILIA: Arousal from gold or golden objects CLAUSTROPHILIA: Love of being confined in small places CLIMACOPHILIA: Deriving pleasure by falling down stairs COMMASCULATION: Homosexuality between men CONCUPISCENCE: Excessive sexual desire CONTRECTATION: The love play preceding sexual intercourse CONVERTITE: A reformed prostitute




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COPROLOGY: The study of pornography COPROPHEMIA: Obscene language COPROPHILIA: A fancier of feces CRATOLAGNIA: Arousal from strength CRUROPHILIA: Sexual arousal from legs CYPRIAN: Lecherous CYPRIDOPHOBIA: Fear of getting venereal disease CYPRIPAREUNIA: Sexual intercourse with a prostitute DACRYPHILIA: Arousal from seeing tears in the eyes of a partner DASYPYGAL: Having hairy buttocks DENDROPHILIA: Attraction to trees DEOSCULATE: To kiss affectionately DEPUSCELATE: To lose one’s virginity DIGENESIS: Alternately sexual and asexual reproduction DIGENOUS: Bisexual DIOESTRUM: The time when a female animal is not in heat DORAPHILIA: Love of animal skins DOWCET: A deer’s testicle DYSTYCHIPHILIA: Deriving pleasure from accidents ECDEMOLAGNIA: Arousal from traveling or being away from home ECDYSIAST: A stripper EDEA: The external genitals ELUMBATED: Weak in the loins EMETOPHILIA: Arousal from vomit or vomiting EMMENOLOGY: The study of menstruation ENCEINTE: Pregnant ENCRATY: Abstinence EONISM: Transvestitism EPHEBOPHILIA: Compelling need for an older person to seek adolescent partners for sexual gratification EPICENE: Pertaining to both sexes EPIGAMIC: Tending to attract the opposite sex during mating season EPISTEMOPHILIA: Abnormal preoccupation with acquiring knowledge (This best describes me) EREMOPHILIA: Maniacal desire to be left alone ERGOPHILIA: Love of work and labor EROTOPHOBIA: Fear of sexual love EROTOPHONPHILIA: Attaining sexual satisfaction from murdering complete strangers ERYTHROPHILIA: Becoming aroused by blushing EUNUCHATE: To make a eunuch EVIRATION: Emasculation, castration




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FAM: To grope a woman FEMORAL COITUS: Penis-thigh sex FESCENNINE: Vulgar FISSIPARISM: Reproduction by fissioning FORMICOPHILIA: Enjoyment of the use of insects for sexual purposes FRICATRICE: A whore FROTTEUR: A person aroused by brushing up against clothed people in public places FURTLING: The use of fingers underneath cut-outs in genital areas of photos for arousal GAMIC: Sexual GAMOPHOBIA: Fear of marriage GENICON: A sexual partner imagined by one who is dissatisfied with her actual partner GENOPHOBIA: Fear of sex GERONOSEXUALITY: An attraction where the object of desire is 30 years older or more GERONTOPHILIA: Arousal from an older partner GODEMICHE: A dildo GOMPHIPOTHIC: Arousal by the sight of teeth GRAPHOLAGNIA: Maniacal interest in obscene pictures GRIVOISERIE: Lewd and lascivious behavior GUNZEL: A passive, orally oriented, male homosexual GYMNOPHOBIA: Fear of nudity GYNANDER: A female pseudo-hermaphrodite GYNANDRY: Hermaphroditism GYNOPHOBIA: Fear of women GYNOTIKOLOBOMASSOPHILIA: Deriving sexual pleasure by nibbling on a woman’s earlobe HAMARTOPHILIA: Love of committing sinful acts HAPTEPHILIA: Arousal by being touched HARPAXOPHILIA: Getting pleasure by robbery or being robbed HEAUTONTIMORUMENOS: Masochist HEBETIC: Happening at puberty HEDONOPHOBIA: Fear of pleasure HEMATOLAGNIA: Sexual stimulation from blood HEMIPENIS: One of the paired sex organs of many reptiles HETAERISM: Extramarital sex; communal marriage HOMILOPHILIA: Arousal from hearing or giving sermons HYMENORRHEXIS: Defloration of the hymen HYPNOPHILIA: Turned on by the thought of sleeping ICOLAGNIA: Arousal from contemplation of, or contact with sculptures or pictures INCUBUS: A male demon who has intercourse with a woman while she is sleeping



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INFANTILISM: Attraction to childhood items IPSISM: Masturbation IRRUMATION: Fellatio ISOPHILIC: Relating to same gender affection sans sex ITHYPHALLIC: Pertaining to the phallus carried in Bacchanalian festivals; lewd JOCKER: A male homosexual KAINOTOPHILIA: Getting pleasure from change KAKORRHAPHIOPHILIA: Arousal from failure KALOPSIA: Condition where things appear more beautiful than they really are (e.g. when you’re drunk) KENOPHILIA: Attraction to empty or open spaces KERAUNOPHILIA: Turned on by thunder and lightning KINESOPHILIA: Arousal from movement and exercise KLISMAPHILIA: Sexual pleasure from enemas KNISSOPHILIA: Attraction to incense-burning KOPOPHILIA: Arousal from physical or mental exhaustion LAGNOSIS: Satyriasis LALIOPHILIA: Arousal from public speaking LALOCHEZIA: Talking dirty to relieve tension LAPAROHYSTEROSALPINGOOOPHORECTOMY: Surgical removal of the female reproductive organs LEMAN: A mistress or lover LENOCINANT: Lewd LIGYROPHILIA: Turned on by loud noises LILAPSOPHILIA: Arousal from tornadoes LOBCOCK: A large, relaxed penis LITHOPHILIA: Attraction to stones, gravel, or mud LOVERTINE: Addicted to love-making LUPANARIAN: Lubricious, lascivious, lewd LYGOPHILIA: Love of darkness LYSSOPHILIA: Sexual arousal from becoming angry or upset MACHLAENOMANIA: Masochism in women MACROMASTIC: Pertaining to large breasts MACROPHILIA: Attraction to giants or giant creatures MAIESIOPHILIA: Arousal from childbirth or pregnant women MAMMILLATED: Having nipples MANIAPHILIA: Attraction to insane people MANUSTUPRATION: Masturbation MASTIGOPHILIA: Sexual gratification from punishment or being whipped; masochism MATUTOLAGNIA: Antemerdian sexual desire



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MAZOPHILIA: Compulsion for breasts MECHANOPHILIA: Turned on by machines MEGALOPHILIA: Arousal from large objects (not necessarily fat) MELISSOPHILIA: Attraction to bees MENACME: The menstruating part of a woman’s life MENOPHANIA: The onset of menstruation; false menstruation MENTULATE: Possessing a large penis; well-hung MERKIN: A pubic hair wig METOPOPHILIA: Turned on by a person’s face METROPHILIA: Arousal from poetry MISAPODYSIS: Hatred of undressing in front of someone MISEROTIA: Aversion to sex MIXOSCOPIA: Orgasm achieved by watching one’s beloved have sex with someone else; voyeurism MOLYSMOPHILIA: Attraction to dirt, filth, or contamination (see MYSOPHILIA) MONOECIOUS: Hermaphroditic MONORCHID: Having one testicle MULIEBRITY: Assumption of female characteristics by a male MULTIGRAVIDA: A woman who has been pregnant more than once MUSOPHILIA: Attraction to mice MYSOPHILIA: Love of dirt or becoming dirty NANOPHILIA: Sexual attraction to a short partner NARRATOPHILIA: Arousal from erotic conversations NASOPHILIA: Arousal from the sight, touch, licking, or sucking of a partner's nose. NEANILAGNIA: A yen for nymphets NEBULOPHILIA: Arousal from fog NECROPHILIA: Sexual gratification only by having sex with the dead NEMOPHILIA: Love of forests NEOLAGNIUM: Puberty NEOPHILIA: Arousal from anything new NOSOPHILIA: Love of becoming ill NOTHOSONOMIA: Calling someone a bastard NOVERCAMANIA: Sexual attraction to one’s stepmother NYCTOPHILIA: Love of night NYMPHOLEPSY: Trance incurred by erotic daydreams OBSOLAGNIUM: Waning sexual desire due to age OCHLOPHILIA: Attraction to crowds OCNOPHILE: Someone chronically dependent on their lover OCULOLINCTUS: The act of licking a partner's eyeball ODYNOPHILIA: Deriving pleasure from pain; masochism OIKOPHILIA: Attraction to one’s home OLFACTOPHILIA: Sexual gratification from smells




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OMBROPHILIA: Turned on by rain or being rained upon ONANISM: Masturbation OPHELIMITY: The ability to please sexually OPHIDIOPHILIA: Arousal from snakes ORNITHOPHILIA: Love of birds OSMOLAGNIA: Arousal caused by bodily odors, such as sweat or menses OSPHRESIOPHILIA: An inordinate love of smells OZOLAGNIA: Arousal from odors PANTOPHILIA: Arousal from just about everything imaginable PAPHIAN: Erotic; pertaining to illicit love PAPILLA: A nipple PARACOITA: A female sexual partner PARACOITUS: A male sexual partner PAREUNIA: Sexual intercourse PARTHENOLATRY: Virgin worship PARTHENOPHILIA: Attraction only to virgins PECCATOPHILIA: Arousal from sinning or having committed an imaginary crime PEDIOPHILIA: Attraction to dolls PEDOPHILIA: Sexual attraction to children PENIAPHILIA: Erotic fascination with poverty PENTHERAPHILIA: Sexual attraction to one’s mother-in-law PEODEIKTOPHILIA: Sexual arousal from exhibitionism PEOTOMY: Surgical amputation of the penis PESSARY: A vaginal suppository PHALLATION: Movement of the penis in sexual intercourse PHILOPHOBIA: Fear of falling in love or of being loved PHILOPORNIST: A lover of prostitutes PHRONEMOPHILIA: Turned on by the act of thinking PHTHIRIOPHILIA: Attraction to lice PHYGEPHILIA: Arousal from being a fugitive PICTOPHILIA: Arousal only from looking at erotic pictures PIZZLE: A whip made of an animal’s penis PLACOPHILIA: Arousal from tombstones PLANISTETHIC: Flat-chested PLUVIOPHILIA: Sexual stimulation from rain or being rained upon PNIGOPHILIA: Aroused from people choking POINEPHILIA: Turned on by punishment; masochism PONOPHILIA: Attraction to overwork PORNERASTIC: Licentious, lewd, and horny PORNOCRACY: A government by prostitutes PORNOLAGNIA: Desire for prostitutes POTAMOPHILIA: Arousal from streams and rivers PREMENACMIUM: Life before menstruation begins


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PRESBYTOREAN: An erotic poem PRIAPISM: Persistent and painful erection, usually the result of a disease PRONOVALENCE: Ability to have sexual intercourse in a prone position only PSELLISMOPHILIA: Becoming aroused by stuttering PTERIDOMANIA: An intense desire for ferns PTERONOPHILIA: Sexual gratification from being tickled by feathers PUCELAGE: Virginity PUNQUETTO: A prostitute PUTANISM: Prostitution PYGMALIIONISM: Falling in love with one’s creation (a la "My Fair Lady") PYGOPHILIA: Aroused from buttocks PYROLAGNIA: Sexual stimulation from watching fires QUADOSHKA: American Indian form of tantric sex QUEENING: Sitting on the side of a person's face as a form of bondage QUIM: The vagina RAMMISH: Lustful and horny RANTALLION: One whose scrotum is longer than his penis RENIFLEUR: One who gets sexual pleasure from body smells RÉTIFISM: Foot and shoe fetishism, including using the shoe for masturbation RETROCOPULATION: Fornicating from behind ("Doggie position") RHABDOPHILIA: Finding pleasure in being severely criticized RHYTIPHILIA: Arousal from facial wrinkles RUTTISH: Horny; in heat SACOFRICOSIS: The practice of cutting a hole in the bottom of a front pant pocket in order to masturbate in public with less risk of detection SAPPHISM: Lesbianism SCELEROPHILIA: Attraction to bad guys or unsavory characters SCOPTOPHILIA: Voyeurism SCOTOPHILIA: Turned on by darkness SDRUCCIOLA: Copulate SEPTOPHILIA: Sexual attraction to decaying matter SIDERODROMOPHILIA: Arousal from riding in trains SITOPHILIA: Deriving pleasure from eating SOCERAPHILIA: Excitement from one’s parents-in-law SOPHOPHILIA: Sexual gratification from learning SOROPHILIA: Attraction to one’s sister SPADONISM: Eunuchry SPECTROPHILIA: Arousal from looking at oneself in a mirror SPERMATOPHOBIA: Fear of semen SPINTRY: A male whore STASIVALENCE: Ability to have sexual intercourse only while standing




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STAUROPHILIA: Arousal from the cross or crucifix STHENOLAGNIA: Arousal from displaying strength or muscles STUPRATION: Rape STYGIOPHILIA: Deriving pleasure from thoughts of hell SUBAGITATION: Copulation SUCCUBUS: A female demon who seduces men in their sleep SUPINOVALENT: Able to fornicate only while lying on the back SYMPHOROPHILIA: Arousal by accidents or catastrophes SYNGENESOPHILIA: Sexual attraction to one’s relatives TAPHEPHILIA: Arousal from being buried alive TAPHOPHILIA: Love of funerals TELEOPHILIA: Affinity for religious ceremonies TENTIGINOUS: Lascivious TERATOPHILIA: Arousal from deformed or monstrous people THALASSOPHILIA: Love of the sea THASSOPHILIA: Attraction to sitting THREPTEROPHILIA: A fondness for female nurses THYGATRILAGNIA: A father’s sexual love for his daughter TIMOPHILIA: Arousal from gold or wealth TOCOPHILIA: Fondness for pregnancy and childbirth TONITROPHILIA: Love of thunder TOXIPHILIA: Attraction to poisons TOXOPHILIA: Love of archery TRAGALISM: Lust; lechery; obscenity TRANSFEMINATE: To change from woman to man TRAUMATOPHILIA: An unconscious desire to be injured TRIBADISM: Mutual genital-fondling between lesbians TRICHOPATHOPHILIA: Sexual attraction to hair TRIPSOLAGNIA: Arousal from having hair shampooed UNDINISM: The association of water with erotic thoughts URANISM: Homosexuality URANOPHILIA: Sexual arousal by heavenly thoughts UROLAGNIA: Sexual pleasure from urinating URTICATION: The use of nettles to create extra sensation UXORAVALENT: Only able to attain sex extramaritally (applied to men) UXOROVALENT: Able to score only with one’s wife VACCINOPHILIA: Turned on by becoming vaccinated VAMPIRISM: Consuming blood of a partner for arousal VICARPHILIA: Arousal from other people's exciting experiences VINCILAGNIA: Arousal from bondage VIRAGINITY: Masculinity in a woman




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VIRGIN: You really need to ask? VIRIMIMISM: Adoption of masculinity VIRIPOTENT: Sexually mature VITRICOPHILIA: Sexual attraction to one’s stepfather WETHER: A castrated ram WHELP: To bear offspring WHIRLYGIGS: Testicles WITTOL: A husband who tolerates his wife’s infidelity XENODYNAMIC: Person who is only potent with strangers XENOPHILIA: An attraction to foreign customs, traditions, and foreigners XERONISUS: Inability to reach orgasm XYLOPHILIA: Turned on by wooden objects YELD: Not old enough to procreate YLOPHILIA: Affinity for forests YONI WORSHIP: Worship of the female genitals ZELOPHILIA: Sexual arousal from jealousy ZOOERASTIA: Sexual intercourse with an animal ZOOPHILIA: One who is strongly attracted to animals in a spiritual, sexual, or emotional sense ZWISCHENSTUFE: Arousal from a person of the same sex