Dictionary search results

Showing 1-50 of 216 results

sex British & World English

(Chiefly with reference to people) sexual activity, including specifically sexual intercourse

sex- British & World English

Variant spelling of sexi-, shortened before a vowel (as in sexennial), or shortened before a consonant (as in sexfoil).

sexi- British & World English

Six; having six

sex act British & World English

A sexual act

sex toy British & World English

An object or device used for sexual stimulation or to enhance sexual pleasure

anal sex British & World English

Sexual activity involving penetration of the anus

phone sex British & World English

Sexually explicit telephone conversation engaged in for sexual gratification

safe sex British & World English

Sexual activity in which people take precautions to protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases such as AIDS

same-sex British & World English

Relating to or involving people of the same sex

sex bomb British & World English

A woman who is very sexually attractive

sex crime British & World English

A crime involving sexual assault or having a sexual motive

sex drive British & World English

A person’s urge to seek satisfaction of their sexual needs

sex life British & World English

A person’s sexual activity and relationships considered as a whole

sex role British & World English

The role or behaviour learned by a person as appropriate to their sex, determined by the prevailing cultural norms

oral sex British & World English

Sexual activity in which the genitals of one partner are stimulated by the mouth of the other; fellatio or cunnilingus

casual sex British & World English

Sexual activity between people who are not established sexual partners or do not know each other well

sex appeal British & World English

The quality of being attractive in a sexual way

sex change British & World English

A change in a person’s physical sexual characteristics, typically by surgery and hormone treatment

sex hormone British & World English

A hormone, such as oestrogen or testosterone, affecting sexual development or reproduction

sex-hungry British & World English

Having strong feelings of sexual desire; lustful

sex kitten British & World English

A young woman who asserts or exploits her sexual attractiveness

sex-linked British & World English

Tending to be associated with one sex or the other

sex maniac British & World English

A person whose need for sexual gratification is excessive or obsessive

sex object British & World English

A person regarded by another only in terms of their sexual attractiveness or availability

sex-starved British & World English

Lacking and strongly desiring sexual gratification

sex symbol British & World English

A person widely noted for their sexual attractiveness

sex therapy British & World English

Counselling or other therapy which addresses a person’s psychological or physical sexual problems

sex tourism British & World English

The organization of holidays with the purpose of taking advantage of the lack of restrictions imposed on sexual activity and prostitution by some foreign countries

sex typing British & World English

The stereotypical categorization of people, or their appearance or behaviour, according to conventional perceptions of what is typical of each sex

unsafe sex British & World English

Sexual activity in which precautions are not taken to reduce the risk of spreading sexually transmitted diseases, especially AIDS

sex chromatin British & World English

Material found only in the nuclei of female cells (especially as the Barr body) and believed to represent the inactivated X chromosome

sex industry British & World English

Prostitution and pornography viewed as an industry

sex offender British & World English

A person who commits a crime involving a sexual act

sex chromosome British & World English

A chromosome concerned in determining the sex of an organism, typically one of two kinds

sex discrimination British & World English

Discrimination in employment and opportunity against a person (typically a woman) on grounds of sex

the weaker sex British & World English

Women regarded collectively

same-sex marriage British & World English

Marriage between partners of the same sex (as recognized in some jurisdictions)

the sterner sex British & World English

Men regarded in contrast to women

the opposite sex British & World English

Women in relation to men or vice versa

the sterner sex in stern1 British & World English

Men regarded in contrast to women

the opposite sex in opposite British & World English

Women in relation to men or vice versa

the weaker sex in weak British & World English

Women regarded collectively

sex something up in sex British & World English

Present something in a more interesting or lively way

sex someone up in sex British & World English

Arouse or attempt to arouse someone sexually

sexpot British & World English

A sexy person

cybersex British & World English

Sexual arousal using computer technology, especially by wearing virtual reality equipment or by exchanging messages with another person via the Internet


Page: 1 2 3 ... 5