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There's no magazine you open, unless its AARP, that shows a woman over the age of 45 in any other light, other than having to buy Depends or Viagra.
Doris Roberts

Meaning of "Viagra" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VIAGRA

Viagra  [vaɪˈæɡrə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VIAGRA

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conjunction
determiner
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Viagra is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VIAGRA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Viagra

Sildenafil

Sildenafil citrate, sold as Viagra, Revatio and under various other trade names, is a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension. It was originally discovered by Pfizer scientists Andrew Bell, David Brown, and Nicholas Terrett. It acts by inhibiting cGMP-specific phosphodiesterase type 5, an enzyme that promotes degradation of cGMP, which regulates blood flow in the penis. Since becoming available in 1998, sildenafil has been the prime treatment for erectile dysfunction; its primary competitors on the market are tadalafil and vardenafil.

Definition of Viagra in the English dictionary

The definition of Viagra in the dictionary is ® a drug, sildenafil, that allows increased blood flow into the penis; used to treat erectile dysfunction in men.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VIAGRA


Agra
ˈɑːɡrə
bhangra
ˈbæŋɡrə
cephalagra
ˌsɛfəˈlæɡrə
chaulmoogra
tʃɔːlˈmuːɡrə
chaulmugra
tʃɔːlˈmuːɡrə
chiragra
kaɪˈræɡrə
Gogra
ˈɡɒɡrə
jagra
ˈdʒæɡrə
Niagara
naɪˈæɡrə
pellagra
pəˈleɪɡrə
podagra
pəˈdæɡrə
Tanagra
ˈtænəɡrə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VIAGRA

VHF
VHS
vi
vi et armis
via
Via Dolorosa
Via Flaminia
via media
viability
viable
viably
viaduct
vial
vialful
viameter
viand
viands
Viangchan
Viareggio

WORDS THAT END LIKE VIAGRA

agora
Alexandra
ancora
Andorra
Ankara
bra
camera
era
extra
Fra
hora
laura
opera
ora
para
sera
sierra
substantia nigra
terra
ultra

Synonyms and antonyms of Viagra in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Viagra» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VIAGRA

Find out the translation of Viagra to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Viagra from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Viagra» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

伟哥
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Viagra
570 millions of speakers

English

Viagra
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वियाग्रा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الفياجرا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Виагра
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Viagra
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভায়াগ্রা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Viagra
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Viagra
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Viagra
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

バイアグラ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비아그라
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Viagra
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Viagra
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வயக்ரா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Viagra
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Viagra
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Viagra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

viagra
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Віагра
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Viagra
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Viagra
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Viagra
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Viagra
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Viagra
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Viagra

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VIAGRA»

The term «Viagra» is very widely used and occupies the 10.821 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VIAGRA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Viagra

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6 QUOTES WITH «VIAGRA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Viagra.
1
Rodney Dangerfield
I'm taking Viagra and drinking prune juice - I don't know if I'm coming or going.
2
Joan Lunden
I think that in our society we should do everything to encourage child-bearing and family-making. And I think that if insurance will cover Viagra for men, it should also be covering these kinds of methods to try to build families.
3
George Montgomery
Democracy in China is like Viagra; no such thing as free elections.
4
Randy Newman
I am not overlooking any mail. I'm looking at all of it. I even wrote back to the Viagra people.
5
Tim Reid
Young kids are taking Viagra, ecstasy. They even want instant sex.
6
Doris Roberts
There's no magazine you open, unless its AARP, that shows a woman over the age of 45 in any other light, other than having to buy Depends or Viagra.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VIAGRA»

Discover the use of Viagra in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Viagra and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Hard Sell: Now a Major Motion Picture LOVE and OTHER DRUGS
Jamie Reidy is the guy who's been there, done that, and walked away with the insider stories.
Reidy, Jamie, 2010
2
The Viagra Alternative: The Complete Guide to Overcoming ...
• The most comprehensive guide to natural, safe, and permanent cures for impotence. • One of Europe's leading sex therapists introduces psychological and sexual techniques that can help the more than 30 million men who suffer from ...
Marc Bonnard, 1999
3
Viagra: A Guide to the Phenomenal Potency-promoting Drug
Now in "VIAGRA," lauded psychiatrist Susan C. Vaughan, M.D., clearly explains the full potential of America's favorite new drug---and its possible ramifications.
Susan C. Vaughan, 1998
4
Laughing Gas, Viagra, and Lipitor: The Human Stories behind ...
The stories behind drug discovery are fascinating, full of human and scientific interest. This is a book on the history of drug discovery that highlights the intellectual splendor of discoverers as well as the human frailty associated them.
Jie Jack Li, 2006
5
Viagra: the virility breakthrough
Profiles the causes and implications of sexual dysfunction, explains how Viagra works, and discusses alternative treatments for impotence Viagra: Th
Othniel J. Seiden, 1998
6
The Viagra Diaries
Sixty-five-year-old newspaper columnist Anny Applebaum chronicles the sexcapades of a digital age Don Juan she meets on a dating site, but she is hesitant to keep writing about him in her newly popular column when they become involved.
Barbara Brooker, 2013
7
The Rise of Viagra: How the Little Blue Pill Changed Sex in ...
And over 16 million men have. The Rise of Viagra is the first book to detail the history and the vast social implications of the Viagra phenomenon. Meika Loe argues that Viagra has changed what qualifies as normal sex in America.
Meika Loe, 2004
8
The Diary of a Viagra Fiend
An outspoken columnist and counterculture humorist recounts his forays into sexual debauchery after snorting Viagra, in a high-energy memoir that describes his guest appearances on 20/20, stops at the San Francisco fire department, and ...
Jayson Gallaway, 2004
9
Viagra: The Wonder Drug for Peak Performance
Original. In this comprehensive guide, noted urologist Dr. E. Douglas Whitehead and health writer Terry Malloy separate the facts from the myths and, using the most up-to-date medical i
E. Douglas Whitehead, Terry Malloy, 1999
10
The Viagra Ad Venture: Masculinity, Marketing, and the ...
This book fits well in a variety of classes including gender studies, media studies, research methods, feminist theory, human sexuality, and health communication."
Jay Baglia, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VIAGRA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Viagra is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Viagra 'added to Chinese alcohol'
Distillers in China added Viagra to thousands of bottles of spirits and told customers it had "health-preserving qualities", food safety officials say. More than 5,300 ... «BBC News, Aug 15»
2
Viagra 'may raise the risk of skin cancer by 30 per cent'
Drugs like Viagra and Cialis work by turning off the enzyme PDE5 – a chemical ... It is feared that Viagra, and drugs like it, could be mimicking the effect of the ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
3
Why There's (Still) No Viagra for Women
The first "female Viagra" drug touted as boosting women's sexual desire could be approved today, assuming the Food and Drug Administration decides it's safe ... «Live Science, Jun 15»
4
Female “Viagra” could be approved today: what you need to know
It doesn't work in the same way as Viagra though – women would have to take it every day, whether or not they want sex. And, while the famous little blue pill ... «New Scientist, Jun 15»
5
Another dose of Viagra? Nicole Kidman to return to West End stage
Nicole Kidman and Iain Glen in The Blue Room in 1998, Kidman's previous appearance on the West End stage. Photograph: Richard Mildenhall/Rex. «The Guardian, Apr 15»
6
Drugmaker tries again to win approval for "female Viagra"
In an effort to break the regulatory logjam, groups sponsored by Sprout and other drugmakers have begun publicizing the lack of a "female Viagra" as a women's ... «CBS News, Feb 15»
7
Viagra Performs Not Only in Bed, But in the Heart
Older men like Playboy's Hugh Hefner and actor Michael Douglas have sung the praises of Viagra, but now scientists say the erectile dysfunction pill is not only ... «NBCNews.com, Oct 14»
8
Viagra Tries More Direct Approach To Get Rise Out of Men
After relying for more than two years on metaphorical ads featuring older gents using horses to get their trucks out of the mud or figuring how to get the factory ... «AdAge.com, Sep 14»
9
Pfizer beats estimates as Viagra loses patent protections
The company has struggled to boost sales as some of its popular drugs, such as Viagra, lose patent protection and its newer drugs fail to make up for the lost ... «Fortune, Jul 14»
10
A Plan to Sell Cialis, an Erectile Drug, Over the Counter
If approved for over-the-counter use, Cialis could gain an advantage over prescription competitors like Viagra, sold by Pfizer. But it is not clear whether the Food ... «New York Times, May 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Viagra [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/viagra>. Nov 2020 ».
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