safe sex

noun

Definition of safe sex

: sexual activity and especially sexual intercourse in which various measures (such as the use of latex condoms or the practice of monogamy) are taken to avoid disease (such as AIDS) transmitted by sexual contact

called also safer sex

Examples of safe sex in a Sentence

a book advising young people to practice safe sex

First Known Use of safe sex

1968, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of safe sex was in 1968

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“Safe sex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/safe%20sex. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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safe sex

noun

English Language Learners Definition of safe sex

: sexual activity in which people protect themselves from diseases (such as AIDS) by using condoms or by other methods

safe sex

noun

Medical Definition of safe sex

: sexual activity and especially sexual intercourse in which various measures (as the use of latex condoms or the practice of monogamy) are taken to avoid disease (as AIDS) transmitted by sexual contact

called also safer sex

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