sodomize

verb

sod·​om·​ize ˈsä-də-ˌmīz How to pronounce sodomize (audio)
sodomized; sodomizing

transitive verb

: to perform sodomy on

Word History

Etymology

sodomy + -ize

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sodomize was in 1868

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Cite this Entry

“Sodomize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sodomize. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

sodomize

transitive verb
sod·​om·​ize -ˌmīz How to pronounce sodomize (audio)
sodomized; sodomizing
: to perform sodomy on

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