intercourse

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in·ter·course

noun \ˈin-tər-ˌkrs\

: communication and actions between people

Full Definition of INTERCOURSE

1
:  connection or dealings between persons or groups
2
:  exchange especially of thoughts or feelings :  communion
3
:  physical sexual contact between individuals that involves the genitalia of at least one person <anal intercourse> <oral intercourse>; especially :  sexual intercourse 1 <heterosexual intercourse>

Examples of INTERCOURSE

  1. the unspoken rules of social intercourse
  2. <the niceties of social intercourse are lost on that nerd>

Origin of INTERCOURSE

Middle English intercurse, probably from Middle French entrecours, from Medieval Latin intercursus, from Latin, act of running between, from intercurrere to run between, from inter- + currere to run — more at car
First Known Use: 15th century

in·ter·course

noun \ˈint-ər-ˌkō(ə)rs, -ˌk(ə)rs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INTERCOURSE

1
: connection or dealings between persons or groups
2
: physical sexual contact between individuals that involves the genitalia of at least one person <anal intercourse> <oral intercourse>; especially : sexual intercourse 1 <heterosexual intercourse>

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