sexual intercourse


sexual intercourse

noun

: sexual activity between two people; especially : sexual activity in which a man puts his penis into the vagina of a woman

Full Definition of SEXUAL INTERCOURSE

1
:  heterosexual intercourse involving penetration of the vagina by the penis :  coitus
2
:  intercourse (as anal or oral intercourse) that does not involve penetration of the vagina by the penis

Examples of SEXUAL INTERCOURSE

  1. a doctor who is accused of having sexual intercourse with one of his patients
  2. <many people believe that it's best to wait to experience sexual intercourse until you're mature enough to handle it>

First Known Use of SEXUAL INTERCOURSE

1799

Rhymes with SEXUAL INTERCOURSE

sexual intercourse

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SEXUAL INTERCOURSE

1
: heterosexual intercourse involving penetration of the vagina by the penis : coitus
2
: intercourse (as anal or oral intercourse) that does not involve penetration of the vagina by the penis

sexual intercourse

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Act in which the male reproductive organ enters the female reproductive tract (see reproductive system). Various sexual activities (foreplay) lead to physiological changes that progress to orgasm (climax) and resolution (see sexual response). If it is completed, semen passes from the male into the female's body. If conditions favour fertilization, a sperm joins with an egg, and pregnancy begins (see fertility; reproduction); contraception can prevent this. Intercourse with an unwilling female is rape. See also reproductive behaviour; sexuality, human; sexually transmitted disease.

Variants of SEXUAL INTERCOURSE

sexual intercourse or coitus or copulation

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