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Sapphicadjective

uk   us   /ˈsæf.ɪk/
  • Sapphic adjective (POETRY)

specialized literature relating to a ​type of ​poetry with four ​lines that is ​similar to the ​poetry of Sappho, a ​poet in ​ancient Greece
  • Sapphic adjective (SEXUALITY)

literary relating to lesbians (= women who are ​sexuallyattracted to other women): Sapphic ​love/​passion
(Definition of Sapphic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Sapphic”
in Chinese (Simplified) 诗歌, 萨福诗体的,萨福体长诗的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 詩歌, 薩福詩體的,薩福體長詩的…
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