Copulating
Copulate Cop"u*late, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Copulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Copulating}.] To unite in sexual intercourse; to come together in the act of generation. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • copulating — cop·u·late || kÉ‘pjÉ™leɪt / kÉ’pjÊŠleɪt v. mate, engage in sexual intercourse, couple …   English contemporary dictionary

  • astride —    copulating with    Equine imagery and normally used of the male:     Harry you are sure you have not been astride Mrs Lade? (Fraser, 1977) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • athwart your hawse —    copulating with you    A hawse is a rigid cable, and in this naval use, the female is astride it:     I was near crazy, with that naked alabaster beauty squirming athwart my hawse, as the sailors say. (Fraser, 1973) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • bareback —    copulating without a contraceptive    The common equestrian imagery, but this time without a saddle:     I always ride bareback myself. (Wambaugh, 1981, of copulation)    Men or women can be bareback riders:     ... no females except the local …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • between the sheets —    copulating    From the bedlinen:     We still suited very well between the sheets. (Fraser, 1970)     Shakespeare used twixt the sheets: ... twixt my sheets, Has done my office. (Othello) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • in relation with —    copulating with    There is no suggestion of consanguinity:     ... she must have been in relation with both [O Shea and Parnell]. (Kee, 1993 she was married to one and having children by the other) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • in rut —    copulating    Literally, the state of excitement of a stag during the mating season:     I could hear Deborah in rut, burning rubber and a wild boar. (Mailer, 1965) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • in the hay —    copulating    Literally, in bed, from the days when your palliasse was filled with hay or straw:     Tell me friend, what s she like in the hay? (Fraser, 1971) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • in the sack —    copulating    Literally, in a bed, and usually extramaritally:     A medical examiner took a smear. The German girl has been in the sack tonight. (Mailer, 1965)    Into the sack means getting into bed for sexual activity:     Would you get… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • in the saddle —    copulating    Of either sex, using the common equine imagery:     Elspeth would be back in the saddle with one of her gallants by now. (Fraser, 1971) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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