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A sensitive area of the anterior wall of the vagina believed by some to be highly erogenous and capable of ejaculation.
- ‘The trash-talking omnisexual comic returns with a second concert film, addressing menstruation, the G spot, and other conversational gambits for dinner at Grandma's.’
- ‘Most women will achieve an orgasm with clitoral stimulation, while others need to have their G spot worked.’
- ‘About two thirds of women have prostatic tissue that is clustered more near the vaginal opening, about a centimetre inside, so those women can feel a G spot.’
- ‘A book is going to sell because it hits some collective G spot at the right time.’
1944: G from Gräfenberg, because first described by the gynaecologist Ernst Gräfenberg (1881–1957) and R. L. Dickinson in the Western Journal of Surgery.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.