sex act

noun

Definition of sex act

1 : coitus used with the
2 : an act performed with another for sexual gratification

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paid to perform a sex act the infection can be communicated through the sex act

First Known Use of sex act

1894, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of sex act was in 1894

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“Sex act.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sex%20act. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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sex act

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sex act

: an action performed with another person for sexual pleasure

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