missionary position


missionary position

noun

Definition of MISSIONARY POSITION

:  a coital position in which the female lies on her back with the male on top and with his face opposite hers

Origin of MISSIONARY POSITION

from the name given to the position by Trobriand islanders
First Known Use: 1948

mis·sion·ary position

noun \ˈmish-ə-ˌner-ē-ˌ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MISSIONARY POSITION

: a coital position in which the female lies on her back with the male on top and with his face opposite hers

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