venereal: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vu-nēr'ē-ul), [key]
— adj.
  1. arising from, connected with, or transmitted through sexual intercourse, as an infection.
  2. pertaining to conditions so arising.
  3. infected with or suffering from a sexually transmitted disease: a venereal patient.
  4. adapted to the cure of such disease: a venereal remedy.
  5. of or pertaining to sexual desire or intercourse.
  6. serving or tending to excite sexual desire; aphrodisiac.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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