fel·​la·​tio | \ fə-ˈlā-shē-ˌō How to pronounce fellatio (audio) , fe-\
variants: or less commonly fellation \ fə-​ˈlā-​shən How to pronounce fellation (audio) , fe-​ \

Definition of fellatio

: oral stimulation of the penis

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Samantha loses her hair—a clump falls into her hand mid-fellatio, in an especially chastening scene—but survives her disease. Sascha Cohen, SELF, "I Felt Like I Deserved My Breast Cancer," 17 May 2018 One thing that seems entirely original, however, is a scene in which the ruthless hitman who serves as the title character forces a hapless victim to simulate fellatio on a Kentucky Fried Chicken drumstick. Patrick Cooley, cleveland.com, "Before the Crock Pot on 'This is Us:' A history of product misplacement," 26 Jan. 2018 Is this email, and all your post-racial philosophy, an elaborate ruse to trick me into giving you fellatio? Michael Harriot, The Root, "The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: No Free Lunch," 8 Sep. 2017 What started as a controversial term for fellatio has blossomed into an all-encompassing term for a specific class of white women. Michael Harriot, The Root, "The 5 Types of ‘Becky’," 29 Aug. 2017 OK! But also about fellatio, sodomy, the clitoris with or without G-spot etc. Madeleine Aggeler, The Cut, "French Doctors Reportedly Suggested Faulty Pelvic-Mesh-Implant Victims Try Anal Sex," 28 Aug. 2017 In Carrie’s first sex scene, she is gratified by cunnilingus before turning down a request for fellatio and skedaddling off to work. Teddy Wayne, New York Times, "NYT Living Newsletter," 8 Oct. 2016

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First Known Use of fellatio

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fellatio

New Latin fellation-, fellatio, from Latin felare, fellare, literally, to suck — more at feminine

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The first known use of fellatio was in 1891

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English Language Learners Definition of fellatio

: the act of stimulating a man's penis with the mouth for sexual pleasure


fel·​la·​tio | \ fə-ˈlā-shē-ˌō How to pronounce fellatio (audio) , fe- How to pronounce fellatio (audio) , -ˈlät-ē-\
variants: also fellation \ -​ˈlā-​shən How to pronounce fellation (audio) \
plural fellatios also fellations

Medical Definition of fellatio

: oral stimulation of the penis

Other Words from fellatio

fellatory \ ˈfel-​ə-​ˌtȯr-​ē How to pronounce fellatory (audio) \ adjective

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