noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
- written works, usually fiction, dealing with sexual love.
- sexually explicit art, photographs, sculptures, or the like, depicting human sexuality.
- explicitly sexual literature or art
1820, noun use of neuter plural of Greek erotikos “amatory” (see erotic); originally a booksellers’ catalogue heading.
And with a Blonde push
Over your impotence
[Emily Dickinson, #854, c.1864]