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n. pl. dil·dos also dil·does
An object having the shape and often the appearance of an erect penis, used in sexual stimulation.

[Origin unknown.]


(ˈdɪldəʊ) or


n, pl -dos or -does
(Tools) an object used as a substitute for an erect penis
[C16: of unknown origin]


(ˈdɪl doʊ)

n., pl. -dos.
an artificial erect penis used as a sexual aid.
[1585–95; of obscure orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dildo - a vibrating device that substitutes for an erect penis to provide vaginal stimulation
vibrator - mechanical device that produces vibratory motion; used for massage


[ˈdɪldəʊ] Nconsolador m


[ˈdɪldəʊ] ngodemiché m


nGodemiché m


n (pl -dos) consolador m, pene erecto artificial usado para gratificación sexual
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To defeat the dildo, the narrator of A Spy on Mother Midnight makes Maria burn the offender, and imagines a giant bonfire in which all of England's dildos are destroyed--a fantasy which echoes a recent event in which an English mob intercepted and burned a shipment of French dildos, and which is re-imagined in the 1739 erotic poem "Dildoides": "Priapus thus, in Box opprest,/Burnt, like a Phoenix in her Nest;/But with this fatal Diff'rence dies,/No Dildoes from his Ashes rise.
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