Definition of sodomy in English:

sodomy

Line breaks: sod¦omy
Pronunciation: /ˈsɒdəmi
 
/

noun

[mass noun]
Anal intercourse.
Synonyms
anal intercourse, anal sex, buggery, pedication
formal intercourse per anum
North American vulgar slang reaming
gay slang a bit of ring

Origin

Middle English: from medieval Latin sodomia, from late Latin peccatum Sodomiticum 'sin of Sodom' (after Gen. 19:5, which implies that the men of Sodom practised homosexual rape) (see Sodom).

Derivatives

sodomize

(also sodomise) verb

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