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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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They hate God and want to let the Sodomites queer our country.
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.
Le troisieme chapitre se propose d'articuler deux ensembles de notions, celle du bien commun et du reve republicain a celle du controle et de la regulation sociale par le biais d'une etude de cas, celle des presumes << sodomites de Bruges >>.
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.
Charles, on the other hand, is an avowed atheist and a stranger to aristocracy, and after having the gates of Oxford opened to him, he's given a tour by his cousin Jasper who cautions Charles to "beware of the Anglo-Catholics," for "they're all sodomites with unpleasant accents.
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.
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.
Bishop Wellington Boone, a black preacher, distributed a pamphlet entitled, "The Rape of the Civil Rights Movement: How Sodomites Are Using Civil Rights Rhetoric to Advance Their Preference for Sexual Perversion" Jenn Giroux of Cincinnati's medievalist Citizens of Community Values denounced feminism and proclaimed, to enthusiastic applause, "We want to be protected by men
1) This article appealed to me because the key words in the title, arsenokoites and malakos, are precisely the two controversial words from the passage that are often translated deprecatorily as "homosexuals and sodomites.