consenting adult

noun

Definition of consenting adult

law
:a person who is legally considered old enough to decide to have sex :an adult who has consented to have sex

Word by Word Definitions

consent play consenting
  1. : to give assent or approval : agree

  2. : to be in concord in opinion or sentiment

  1. : compliance in or approval of what is done or proposed by another : acquiescence

  2. : agreement as to action or opinion

adult play
  1. : fully developed and mature : grown-up

  2. : of, relating to, intended for, or befitting adults

  3. : dealing in or with explicitly sexual material

  1. : one that is adult


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