adjective pen·e·tra·tive \ˈpe-nə-ˌtrā-tiv\

—used to describe sexual activity in which a man puts his penis into another person's vagina or anus

: able to enter or go through something

: having or showing an ability to understand things clearly and fully

Full Definition of PENETRATIVE

:  tending to penetrate :  piercing
:  acute <penetrative observations>
:  impressive <a penetrative speaker>

First Known Use of PENETRATIVE

15th century


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