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One who engages in sodomy.


(ˈsɒdəˌmaɪt) or


(Physiology) a person who practises sodomy


(ˈsɒd əˌmaɪt)

1. an inhabitant of Sodom.
2. (l.c.) a person who engages in sodomy.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin Sodomīta < Greek Sodomitēs. See Sodom, -ite1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sodomite - someone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male who engages in anal copulation with another male)
degenerate, deviant, deviate, pervert - a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior


[ˈsɒdəmaɪt] Nsodomita mf


n. sodomita, persona que comete sodomía.
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For gays/transgenders (as well as for the rest of us), I believe their way to salvation is to stay away from the lifestyle of the Sodomites.
Circle of hell reserved for Sodomites, according to Dante's Inferno
L'effectivite des interdits sexuels permet, a partir du Moyen Age, aux autorites civiles et ecclesiastiques d'augmenter progressivement leur controle sur les sodomites, souvent associes aux heretiques.
Others include a genealogy, the tree of Sabek and Melchizedek, Abraham's hospitality, and sermon concerning the Sodomites.
While both the antediluvians and the Sodomites are punished for their homosexual acts, Belzhazzar's fault lies in mishandling sacred objects dedicated to God.
Lot refused, and the Sodomites decided to seize the angels.
In retelling the story of Sodom and Gomorrah, Conservapedia's translators render the mob scene outside Lot's house thus: "The Sodomites said, 'Stand aside.
For instance, the movie makes no effort to separate the religion of the Sodomites from that of Judaism, leading to such confusions as an idolatrous Holy of Holies and a sudden switch from talking about "God" to "gods," even when it's the "chosen" Zed who is doing the talking.
Besides self-promotion, one factor in the success of its much more intense prosecutorial endeavors was the Crown's support, not only in identifying and detaining the sodomites, but also with their public burning at the stake.
Some might say that this is just the fate the churchmen deserve for centuries of condemning sodomites to hell; but it does raise what we on this side of the Pond would call First Amendment questions.
Mills describes the infernal and imaginative punishment of sodomites in Italian frescoes, where punishment mirrors their sexual crimes, in the hope of their social elimination.
Milner has assembled a strong collection of essays on the processes that identified "societies, groups, and individuals" (3)--such as sodomites, Jews, slaves, nuns, and prostitutes--and the terms that set them apart from others.