BDSM(redirected from Consensual S/M)
Also found in: Medical.
A continuum of consensual sexual practices that includes bondage and discipline, dominance and submission, and sadism and masochism.
[Blend of B & D, (from bondage and discipline), D & S, (from dominance and submission), and S & M.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.