Definition of safeword in English:

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safeword

Pronunciation: /ˈsāfwərd/
(also safe word)

noun

A word serving as a prearranged and unambiguous signal to end an activity, such as between a dominant and submissive sexual couple.
Example sentences
  • Also, I don't think that the possibility of rejection is ever really negotiated out of the equation (you still have safewords / signals) but one can still have a satisfying fantasy of such.
  • It is a negotiated relationship in which the submissive sets boundaries and a safeword to instantaneously stop the action is agreed on.
  • This only gives me a bit of a flutter before I realize that my love is thirty feet away and this is a safe, public space, and I do have the capacity to use my safewords.

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Syllabification: safe·word

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