sexual activity

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Noun1.sexual activity - activities associated with sexual intercoursesexual activity - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
bondage - sexual practice that involves physically restraining (by cords or handcuffs) one of the partners
outercourse - sexual stimulation without vaginal penetration; "since pregnancy cannot happen if sperm are kept out of the vagina, outercourse is one method of birth control"
safe sex - sexual activity (especially sexual intercourse) with the use of measures (such as latex condoms) to avoid the transmission of disease (especially AIDS)
conception - the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon
carnal knowledge, coition, coitus, sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation, copulation, intercourse, relation, congress - the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
pleasure - sexual gratification; "he took his pleasure of her"
love life, lovemaking, making love, sexual love, love - sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people; "his lovemaking disgusted her"; "he hadn't had any love in months"; "he has a very complicated love life"
carnal abuse - any lascivious contact by an adult with the sexual organs of a child (especially not involving sexual intercourse)
mating, pairing, sexual union, union, coupling, conjugation - the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring"
facts of life, procreation, reproduction, breeding - the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
foreplay, stimulation, arousal - mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse
sexual perversion, perversion - an aberrant sexual practice;
autoeroticism, autoerotism - using you own body as a sexual object
promiscuity, promiscuousness, sleeping around - indulging in promiscuous (casual and indiscriminate) sexual relations
lechery - unrestrained indulgence in sexual activity
gayness, homoeroticism, homosexualism, homosexuality, queerness - a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex
bisexuality - sexual activity with both men and women
heterosexualism, heterosexuality, straightness - a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the opposite sex
zooerastia, zooerasty, bestiality - sexual activity between a person and an animal
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
References in periodicals archive ?
Doug Richard, 57, is accused of spanking the girl's bottom and engaging in other sexual activity after she travelled to London to meet him.
Richard, who acted as an adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron, is accused of three counts of sexual activity with a child and one of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.
The charges relate to two victims, one girl who was aged under 16 at the time, and include rape, people trafficking for sexual exploitation, sexual activity with a child under 16, voyeurism and sexual assault.
A latest research has found that sexual activity not only acts as a stress buster and burns away those extra calories but also boosts intelligence.
Pretty blonde Kelly Burgess, from Newport, faces four allegations of sexual activity with a boy aged between 13 and 17.
During the first three weeks of the study, the participants engaged in sexual activity with no exercise.
I don't think there can be any case for cautions where someone has admitted sexual activity with a child aged less than 13.
A total of nine offenders in the year to September 2012, were cautioned for abuse of a position of trust by causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, according to a written answer to George Howarth, Labour MP for Knowsley, in Merseyside.
He appeared at the city's Crown Court and pleaded not guilty to two charges of sexual activity with a 14-year-old and causing or inciting the girl to engage in sexual activity through sexually explicit conversations by way of text messages.
Sexual activity is and has tong been rare among the youngest adolescents, according to "Sexual Initiation, Contraceptive Use and Pregnancy Among Young Adolescents," by Lawrence B.
Martin Baxter, formerly of The Longshoot in Nuneaton, had denied any sexual activity with the victim when he appeared at Coventry Crown Court.
Sexual activity in adolescent girls can lead to serious consequences in their reproductive lives.