sexual practice

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Noun1.sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercoursesexual practice - 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 ?
The sexual practice involves a man stroking a woman's clitoris for fifteen minutes.
JUST when you thought you had the whole under-duvet sweaty stuff sussed out, along comes a whole new sexual practice called Karezza.
But as with any sexual practice, it you don't like it and don't want it, then SAY SO
HEALTH care workers are handing out condoms to people taking part in the sexual practice of dogging, a trust has admitted.
Religiosity also comes up; sexual practice is conflated with religious prerogatives.
This meditation likely began as a sexual practice to rejuvenate the brain and evolved to become a spiritual practice as the qi was observed to spiral up the spine and down the chest, blending the fire and water qi of the body and eventually causing the Original Spirit to crystallize in the lower elixir field of the belly.
Is there any sexual practice so extreme that it hasn't found its niche online, where videos featuring it are profitably marketed and where its ins and outs are analyzed in minute detail by its fans?
The accused men did not, typically, deny that they committed the offences but argued that, given the island's unique history and long-standing adherence to Polynesian sexual practice (which has traditionally permitted sexual consent at age twelve), it was simply inappropriate to impose English moral values, and the legal code which supports those values, upon the island.
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore and describe what adolescents view as being safer or risky sex practice, and to differentiate between their sexual practice by gender and sexual experience.
Chapter Three, 'Public Sex and the Creation of a Queer Sex Agenda', addresses the sexual practice that is, according to the author, a 'quintessential male demand' (57).
High-risk populations include those who have multiple sexual partners, unknown partners, or partners who engage in any high-risk sexual practice.
Referring to campaigns to allow the same rights for same-sex couples when it comes to marriage, he insisted it all came down to sexual practice.