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One who engages in sodomy.


(ˈsɒdəˌmaɪt) or


(Physiology) a person who practises sodomy


(ˈsɒd əˌmaɪt)

1. an inhabitant of Sodom.
2. (l.c.) a person who engages in sodomy.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin Sodomīta < Greek Sodomitēs. See Sodom, -ite1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sodomite - someone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male who engages in anal copulation with another male)
degenerate, deviant, deviate, pervert - a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior


[ˈsɒdəmaɪt] Nsodomita mf


n. sodomita, persona que comete sodomía.
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We are certainly far beyond sodomitic idolatry, the public life, legislation and religious exercises of ancient Greece, not to speak of the worship of Phallus and Priapus, in vogue among the Athenians and Babylonians, or the Bacchanalian feasts of the Romans and the privileged position held by the courtesans of those days.
Not in a hot, sensual way; in a dirty, sodomitic, whips chains and rubbing salts kind of way.
The sodomitic rape scene has troubled readers who fail to discern that it is one of O'Connor's deliberately grotesque revelations.
Guzman here strongly criticizes the effeminate male, whose courtly ruffles and gallant manner serve to cover up his ulcerous body and whose sodomitic activities will lead him to be burned at the stake.
In the same library he has sexual encounters of the sodomitic kind with tourists curious about him enough to penetrate his domain.
Nevertheless Conyers quotes lines from Simms--"ay better thousand times to be, the pagan on some Sodomitic shore" (3)-to indicate Simms's attitude to "positive" or institutional Christianity.