Definition of sex act in English:

sex act


  • 1Any sexual act.

    • ‘Aristotle believed that each sex act had a direct life-shortening effect.’
    • ‘Use a condom during each sex act to prevent STDs.’
    • ‘Specifically, it is illegal to have your genitals exposed or to be involved in a sex act in public.’
    • ‘Any and every sex act is bound to show up on the screen sooner or later.’
    • ‘At least the reporter should have the guts to watch one triple-X sex act before writing about it.’
    • ‘I don't think there is any inherent power dynamic in any consensual sex act.’
    • ‘As he flashed each card, the patient replied that each reminded him of a sex object, or some sort of sex act, or genitalia, etc.’
    • ‘In other words, is there ever a completely analogous sex act, if desire is so motley?’
    • ‘Marriage does not mean that a wife renders prior consent to every sex act or any particular one.’
    • ‘Matt was still going at it, but now he was simulating another sex act.’
    • ‘They went to his flat in Church Street, Manningham, where he had consensual sex with her and committed another sex act.’
    • ‘Our purpose was to select only those participants who used a condom in the last sex act.’
    • ‘As a man and as a fellow writer, I welcome her effort and her stories, for the world has become a dangerous and obscene place, far more hazardous than any sex act you will find in her book.’
    • ‘One of the things I had to comment on was the most dangerous sex act.’
    • ‘I know an erotica writer who keeps a list of sex terms beside her computer to draw upon whenever she needs yet another way to describe whatever sex act her characters are about to engage in.’
    • ‘Both clients and hotel-based, female sex workers reported using condoms during their last sex act.’
    sexual intercourse, intercourse, lovemaking, making love, sex act, sexual relations, anal penetration, sexual penetration, vaginal penetration
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    1. 1.1The act of sexual intercourse.


sex act

/ˈseks ˌakt/