Definition of postcoital in English:


Syllabification: post·co·i·tal
Pronunciation: /ˌpōstˈkōətl


  • Occurring or done after sexual intercourse: postcoital contraception
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    • It should be called emergency contraceptive pills or post-coital contraception and refers to a special use of birth control pills in high dose.
    • A recent survey of black and Latina women in the U.S. found only 8 percent had some knowledge of post-coital contraception.
    • Services include prophylactic treatment for sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy testing and post-coital contraceptive service, and referral for STI screening.



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  • Examples of these are post-coital methods like the so-called ‘morning after pill’ or intra-uterine devices whether fitted post-coitally or not.
  • Fast forward to this weekend, when I post-coitally fell asleep in my still-boyfriend's bed, wondering what it would be like to kiss his roommate's full and beautiful lips.
  • Rawlins obtains a fugitive's new address by visiting his girlfriend, pretending to need work clothes mended, and searching her quarters while she sleeps post-coitally.

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