Definition of conjugal visit in English:

conjugal visit


  • A visit to a prisoner, by the spouse of the prisoner, especially for sexual relations.

    • ‘One time we got to spend one Christmas on a conjugal visit before they took conjugal visits away from lifers.’
    • ‘The film uncovers a world where prisoners are largely self-governing; conjugal visits are permitted, and the cells are as vivid and colourful as the prisoners they confine.’
    • ‘Prisoners, even life prisoners with no privileges of conjugal visits, have been held to have a constitutional right to marry.’
    • ‘The bills would give lesbian and gay couples rights equal to heterosexuals in areas such as pensions, tax treatment, and conjugal visits in prison.’
    • ‘Yes, our wives would visit us, but not in the sense of a conjugal visit, where you can have physical contact with them.’