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copulation Line breaks: copu|la¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒpjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/

Definition of copulation in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Sexual intercourse: males may seek copulation with the breeding female
More example sentences
  • Same-sex copulation and bonding are common in hundreds of species, from bonobo apes to gulls.
  • In the laboratory, golden egg bugs copulate repeatedly, with copulations often lasting [greater than] 10 hours.
  • According to law you've got to disclose such a fact prior to copulation.
Synonyms
informalnooky
British informalbonking, rumpy pumpy, a bit of the other, how's your father
South African informalpata-pata
vulgar slangscrewing, fucking
British vulgar slangshagging
formalcoitus, coition, fornication
archaiccarnal knowledge, congress, commerce

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