An aphrodisiac is a substance or activity that is supposed to make someone feel sexually aroused. Some people believe that aphrodisiacs actually work, and that they can make sex more enjoyable.

  • The chocolate cake was an aphrodisiac, and it made everyone very hungry.

  • The singer performed an erotic dance on stage, and many people believed that it was an aphrodisiac.

Definition of aphrodisiac


stimulating sexual desire


aphrodisiacal, sexy


a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire

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Example Sentences for aphrodisiac

  • 1

    It is used as an anodyne, aphrodisiac and galactogogue.

  • 2

    The House canon is cupidity and the aphrodisiac power of money.

  • 3

    Also it is believed to be an aphrodisiac.

  • 4

    In some cultures it is revered as an aphrodisiac.

  • 5

    The Ancients used musk as an aphrodisiac.

  • 6

    Oysters are sometimes cited as an aphrodisiac.

  • 7

    Poppers are a chemical inhalant they are not an aphrodisiac.

  • 8

    So apparently turkey is an aphrodisiac.

  • 9

    Some even consider it an aphrodisiac.

  • 10

    It is also considered an insecticide and an aphrodisiac.