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An instance of engaging in sexual activity of a casual or illicit nature.‘the sexploits and drinking habits of football players are regularly splashed across the tabloids’
- ‘This is Chapter 2 of my sexploit diary.’
- ‘Reminiscences of the latter's sexploits make this a remarkable exercise in how to extract hilarity from banality.’
- ‘Sixty per cent of Irish males said they used the SMS system to swap stories of their sexploits.’
- ‘The whole town is already aware of his sexploits.’
- ‘The English-born Casanova is better known to the French as Nick, a serial seducer who has blogged a year of sexploits in graphic detail.’
- ‘Needless to say, his sexploits have got him into a few scrapes - including losing almost every job he's ever had.’
- ‘The rest is a bunch of Italian sexploit nonsense that takes itself awfully seriously.’
- ‘Quite apart from the sexploits and the Spandex, Rod Stewart is famous because of his singing.’
- ‘Now married and an advocate for premarital abstinence, Johnson recalls that his former sexploits - a parade of one-night stands - left him empty.’
- ‘Ever since Cosmopolitan magazine started printing reader's outrageous adventures, the mail bag has been bulging with saucy sexploits.’
- ‘Sexploits with work colleagues are somewhat problematic.’
- ‘Paul, a 24-year-old investment banker, bragged of his sexploits and heady lifestyle at his new job to a few friends.’
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