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or·gasm

 (ôr′găz′əm)
n.
1. The highest point of sexual excitement, characterized by strong feelings of pleasure and marked normally by ejaculation of semen by the male and by involuntary vaginal contractions in the female. Also called climax.
2. A similar point of intensity of emotional excitement.
intr.v. or·gasm·ed (-găz′əmd), or·gasm·ing (-găz′ə-mĭng), or·gasms (-găz′əmz)
To experience an orgasm.

[French orgasme or New Latin orgasmus, both from Greek orgasmos, from orgān, to swell up, be excited.]

or·gas′mic (ôr-găz′mĭk), or·gas′tic (-tĭk) adj.
or·gas′mi·cal·ly, or·gas′ti·cal·ly adv.

orgasm

(ˈɔːɡæzəm)
n
1. (Physiology) the most intense point during sexual excitement, characterized by extremely pleasurable sensations and in the male accompanied by ejaculation of semen
2. rare intense or violent excitement
[C17: from New Latin orgasmus, from Greek orgasmos, from organ to mature, swell]
orˈgasmic, orˈgastic adj

or•gasm

(ˈɔr gæz əm)
n.
1. the intense physical and emotional sensation experienced at the peak of sexual excitation, usu. accompanied in the male by ejaculation and in the female by vaginal contractions; climax.
2. intense or unrestrained excitement.
v.i.
3. to have an orgasm.
[1640–50; < New Latin orgasmus < Greek orgasmós, derivative of orgân to swell, be excited]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.orgasm - the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
consummation - the act of bringing to completion or fruition
male orgasm - an orgasm accompanied by the sensation of ejaculation of semen

orgasm

noun climax, coming (taboo slang), pleasure, the big O (informal), (sexual) satisfaction Some women cannot achieve an orgasm during intercourse.
Translations
نشوةهَزَّةُ الْـجُمَاعِهزة الجماع
оргазъм
orgasme
orgasmus
orgasme
orgasmo
orgasm
orgasmi
אביונהאורגזמה
orgazam
orgazmus
orgasme
オーガズム
오르가슴
orgasmus
orgazmas
orgazmas
രതിമൂര്‍ച്ഛ
orgasm
orgazmus
orgazem
orgasm
จุดสุดยอดของความรู้สึกทางเพศจุดสุดยอดทางเพศ
оргазм
cực khoáisự cực khoái

orgasm

[ˈɔːgæzəm]
A. Norgasmo m
to bring sb to orgasmhacer llegar al orgasmo a algn
B. VItener un orgasmo, llegar al orgasmo

orgasm

[ˈɔːrgæzəm]
norgasme m
to have an orgasm → avoir un orgasme
I never have an orgasm with him → Je n'ai jamais d'orgasme avec lui.
viavoir un orgasme

orgasm

n (lit, fig)Orgasmus m; to go into orgasms (fig inf)einen Orgasmus nach dem anderen kriegen (inf); to be having orgasms (fig inf)ganz aus dem Häuschen sein (inf)

orgasm

[ˈɔːgæzm] norgasmo

orgasm

هَزَّةُ الْـجُمَاعِ orgasmus orgasme Orgasmus οργασμός orgasmo orgasmi orgasme orgazam orgasmo オーガズム 오르가슴 orgasme orgasme orgazm orgasmo оргазм orgasm จุดสุดยอดของความรู้สึกทางเพศ orgazm sự cực khoái 性高潮

or·gasm

n. orgasmo, clímax sexual.

orgasm

n orgasmo
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