missionary position(redirected from Squashing of the deckchair position)
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A position for sexual intercourse in which a woman and man lie facing each other, with the woman on the bottom and the man on the top.
[From Christian missionaries' supposed advocacy of this position over other copulatory positions.]
informal a position for sexual intercourse in which the man lies on top of the woman and they are face to face
[C20: from the belief that missionaries advocated this as the proper position to primitive peoples among whom it was unknown]
a position for sexual intercourse in which the couple lies face to face with the male on top.
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|Noun||1.||missionary position - a position for sexual intercourse; a man and woman lie facing each other with the man on top; so-called because missionaries thought it the proper position for primitive peoples|
n (fig inf) → Missionarsstellung f