Share this entry
consenting adult Line breaks: con|sent|ing adult

Definition of consenting adult in English:


An adult who willingly agrees to engage in a sexual act: I was the other consenting adult in the affair gay sex between consenting adults will be decriminalized
More example sentences
  • Britain had decriminalized homosexual acts in private between consenting adults in the Sexual Offenses Act 1967.
  • They claim that adultery is sex between consenting adults and, so, it is a personal matter.
  • What is the basis for the criminalisation of incest between consenting adults?
Definition of consenting adult in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources