1. [ adjective ] of or related to the anus

"anal thermometer"

Related terms: anus
2. [ adjective ] (psychoanalysis) a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc.
Related terms: oral psychoanalysis
Similar spelling:   annual