Definition of nonpenetrative in English:

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nonpenetrative

Pronunciation: /ˌnänˈpenəˌtrādiv/

adjective

(Of sexual activity) in which penetration by the penis does not take place.
Example sentences
  • Sexual intercourse, non-penetrative genital contact, and oral sex can all transmit an infection.
  • But how typical, I thought, of a heterosexual male to make fun of any non-penetrative sexual activity.
  • Class and age as well as gender seem to be significant in affecting homosexual activity and non-penetrative heterosexual activity.

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Syllabification: non·pen·e·tra·tive

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