noun[mass noun] archaic
Sexual indulgence: not a few of them engaged in venery
More example sentences
- Rarely use venery but for health or offspring, never to dullness, weakness, or the injury of your own or another's peace or reputation.
- And further, it is greatly irritated by constant contact with the clothing and stimulates venery and coitus.
- What is reading but a vice, like drink or venery or any other form of excessive self-indulgence?
Late Middle English: from medieval Latin veneria, from venus, vener- 'sexual love'.
Words that rhyme with veneryantennary, bimillenary, millenary
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