Definition of sex act in English:

sex act

noun

  • 1A sexual act.

    • ‘To call the sex act by its own name sounds brazen, but if in certain circles strong language is the rule, a trope or euphemism is more forceful and effective.’
    • ‘The more sex becomes a commodity, the more everything connected with it (even the sex act itself) becomes for sale on the open market.’
    • ‘When they think of gay men, they think of the sex act.’
    • ‘Your films are terrifically erotic, but they also have literary allusions, and there's often lots of build-up to the sex act itself.’
    • ‘Is it really so funny to hear a man express his belief that the sex act is innately degrading to women.’
    • ‘These attitudes and values affect the manner in which the genders approach sexuality and, in large measure, contribute to their appreciation of the sex act.’
    • ‘It is pornographic in the sense that the sex act is shown on screen.’
    • ‘This is not a book to be sold under the counter but a healthy realisation of the Hindu belief that the sex act is central to the human condition and that those involved should gain equal pleasure from it.’
    • ‘Further, elementary facts of life indicate that a certain amount of desire is necessary for the sex act to take place at all.’
    • ‘With the diminution of the project of progeniture, coitus is viewed as one variation of the sex act, its preference merely a matter of taste.’
    • ‘The thought disgusts Sharon, not because of her attitudes towards Charlotte and Robin, but rather because the thought of the sex act itself is revolting to Sharon.’
    • ‘Indeed, for many couples, a sexual dysfunction may not only interfere with the sex act but also significantly alter the dynamics of the relationship.’
    • ‘Anticipation of future events is what makes our body ready itself for the sex act, it is what motivates us to amass wealth and power, to buy a lotto ticket, to set goals and have aspirations.’
    sexual intercourse, intercourse, lovemaking, making love, sex act, sexual relations, anal penetration, sexual penetration, vaginal penetration
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    1. 1.1the sex act The act of sexual intercourse.