orgasm


1or·gasm

noun \ˈr-ˌga-zəm\

: the point during sexual activity when sexual pleasure is strongest

Full Definition of ORGASM

:  intense or paroxysmal excitement; especially :  an explosive discharge of neuromuscular tensions at the height of sexual arousal that is usually accompanied by the ejaculation of semen in the male and by vaginal contractions in the female
or·gas·mic \r-ˈgaz-mik\ also or·gas·tic \-ˈgas-tik\ adjective

Origin of ORGASM

New Latin orgasmus, from Greek orgasmos, from organ to grow ripe, be lustful; probably akin to Sanskrit ūrjā sap, strength
First Known Use: circa 1763

Rhymes with ORGASM

2orgasm

verb

Definition of ORGASM

intransitive verb
:  to experience orgasm

First Known Use of ORGASM

1972

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