sex shop

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sex shop

n.
A business that sells items related to sexual gratification, such as sex toys and erotica.

sex shop

n
a. a shop selling aids purporting to increase the pleasurableness of sexual activity
b. a shop selling erotica and pornographic material
Translations

sex shop

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So, in actual fact, if Llandudno is to be an authentic Victorian resort it really should be encouraging the proliferation of sex shops.
Committee chairman Clr Peter Sykes said: "We have got past the arguments of allowing sex shops into Kirklees.
Talk of sex shops and skimpy lingerie might have some people scurrying for cover.
The city has no licensed sex shops although there are two operating without a licence.
Ian Brown, who has managed a string of sex shops across Britain and Ireland, said research suggests the store will be a hot hit with locals.
"The character of the area makes it unsuitable for multiple sex shops," he said.
BELFAST city council won a landmark ruling yesterday - and immediately vowed to prosecute seven city centre sex shops.
"TO BE honest, I am not against sex shops because I'm sure there is a market for them but they certainly shouldn't have one here.
TWO sex shops - one offering private viewing booths and massages - could open within months in two of North Wales's most historic towns.
So the battle lines are joined and the Empire strikes back with the pertinent comment that if Parliament in its wisdom has given up the moral case against sex shops can Kirklees do otherwise?
Barrister Nageena Khalique, for the applicant Kevin Mitchell, urged the committee to 'put out of your minds' outdated images of sex shops. Half of the customers using the shop would be women in search of adult lingerie, she said.
As part of a proposal to clamp down on sex shops, top cops have asked ministers to explain what is sexy and what is functional when it comes to underwear.