A thin rubber sheath worn on a man’s penis during sexual intercourse as a contraceptive or as a protection against infection.
More example sentences
- You may be irritated by certain makes of condoms, contraceptive creams or lubricants.
- Barrier methods of contraception include diaphragms, condoms and cervical caps.
- The only way to have safe sex is to use a reliable barrier method of contraception such as a condom.
early 18th century: of unknown origin; often said to be named after a physician who invented it, but no such person has been traced.