coitus interruptus

noun
coitus in·ter·rup·tus | \-ˌin-tə-ˈrəp-təs \

Definition of coitus interruptus 

: coitus in which the penis is withdrawn prior to ejaculation to prevent the deposit of sperm into the vagina

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You were beaten by coitus interruptus imposed by the Church. Dana Snitzky, Longreads, "Hemingway’s Last Girl," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of coitus interruptus

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coitus interruptus

borrowed from New Latin, "interrupted sexual intercourse"

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coitus interruptus

noun
coitus in·ter·rup·tus | \-ˌint-ə-ˈrəp-təs \

Medical Definition of coitus interruptus 

: coitus in which the penis is withdrawn prior to ejaculation to prevent the deposit of sperm in the vagina

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