sexual intercourse
noun Date: 1799 1. heterosexual intercourse involving penetration of the vagina by the penis ; coitus 2. intercourse (as anal or oral intercourse) that does not involve penetration of the vagina by the penis

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  • Sexual intercourse — Intercourse In ter*course, n. [Formerly entercourse, OF. entrecours commerce, exchange, F. entrecours a reciprocal right on neighboring lands, L. intercursus a running between, fr. intercurrere to run between. See {Inter }, and {Course}.] 1. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sexual intercourse — noun uncount FORMAL the act of having sex, especially sex between a man and woman in which the man puts his PENIS inside the woman s VAGINA. Sexual intercourse is often simply called intercourse …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sexual intercourse — n 1) heterosexual intercourse involving penetration of the vagina by the penis: COITUS 2) intercourse (as anal or oral intercourse) that does not involve penetration of the vagina by the penis * * * see coitus * * * 1. coitus. 2. any physical… …   Medical dictionary

  • sexual intercourse — n. 1. a joining of the sexual organs of a male and a female, in which the erect penis of the male is inserted into the vagina of the female, usually with the ejaculation of semen into the vagina 2. INTERCOURSE (sense 2b) …   English World dictionary

  • sexual intercourse — ► NOUN ▪ sexual contact between individuals involving penetration, especially the insertion of a man s erect penis into a woman s vagina culminating in orgasm and the ejaculation of semen …   English terms dictionary

  • sexual intercourse — n [U] formal the physical activity of two people having sex with each other …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Sexual intercourse — Intromission redirects here. For other uses, see Intromission (disambiguation). Making love redirects here. For other uses, see Making love (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • sexual intercourse — genital contact, esp. the insertion of the penis into the vagina followed by orgasm; coitus; copulation. [1790 1800] * * * or coitus or copulation Act in which the male reproductive organ enters the female reproductive tract (see reproductive… …   Universalium

  • sexual intercourse —    copulation    Not just dealings or conversation between individuals. Now standard English:     If he gets pinched with a girl in a hotel room, stop sexual intercourse. (Chandler, 1953)    Sexual commerce is archaic, and there was no suggestion …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • sexual intercourse —   Ai, ei, hana ma i, moe, pi i, panipani, aina.    ♦ Motions of sexual intercourse, kū ami ami.    ♦ To have had sexual intercourse, of a female, pā kanaka.    ♦ Sexual intercourse with a menstruating woman, kokokohe …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • sexual intercourse — n. to have sexual intercourse with * * * to have sexual intercourse with …   Combinatory dictionary

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