Sexual intercourse: males may seek copulation with the breeding female
More example sentences
- According to law you've got to disclose such a fact prior to copulation.
- Some religious tenets and social conventions ban copulation between unmarried couples or limit coitus to certain postures or positions.
- Due to a purely biological function, a tigress in oestrus goes through an intensive mating cycle that requires, as research indicates, copulation every 15 minutes resulting in 50 or 60 encounters over a couple of days.
sexual intercourse, sex, intercourse, lovemaking, making love, sexual relations, sexual/vaginal/anal penetration; mating, coupling, breeding
South African informal pata-pata
British vulgar slang shagging
archaic carnal knowledge, congress, commerce