Definition of erotica in English:


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Pronunciation: /ɪˈrɒtɪkə


[mass noun]
  • Erotic literature or art.
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    • The exegesis explores the genre of women's erotica and is well grounded in contemporary critical theory.
    • I, for one, initially advocated a statement saying we were not interested in genre work, or erotica.
    • There will be shows about French decontructionism and shows about science physical response to sexual stimuli, including erotica or actual people.


mid 19th century: from Greek erōtika, neuter plural of erōtikos (see erotic).

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