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Relating or referring to sex and sexual activity - thesaurus

Synonyms

sexual

adjective

involving or relating to sex

romantic

adjective

involving love and sex

animal

adjective

relating to people’s basic physical needs such as food and sex

indecent

adjective

offensive or shocking, especially in a sexual way

obscene

adjective

offensive in a sexual way

sensual

adjective

relating to or providing physical pleasure, especially sexual pleasure

amorous

adjective

relating to or involving sexual love

intimate

adjective

formal relating to sex or to a sexual relationship

suggestive

adjective

making you think of sex

vulgar

adjective

a vulgar joke, comment, action etc has a sexual meaning that is considered to be rude or offensive

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the age of consent

noun

the age that you have to be before you can legally agree to have sex

amatory

adjective

literary expressing romantic or sexual feelings

bawdy

adjective

referring to sex in a humorous way

blue

adjective

informal old-fashioned dealing with sex in a way that some people find offensive

carnal

adjective

mainly literary relating to or involving sex or the body

earthy

adjective

showing an attitude to sex and the human body that is honest, direct, and sometimes considered not very polite

erogenous zone

noun

an area of your body that makes you sexually excited when it is touched

explicit

adjective

showing or describing sex or violence with a lot of detail

filthy

adjective

informal very offensive, usually because of dealing with sex in an unpleasant way

fruity

adjective

Britishinformal dealing with sex in a humorous or slightly shocking way

good/bad in bed

good/bad as a sexual partner

hot

adjective

informal involving sexual feelings or images

immodest

adjective

formal immodest behaviour may shock people because it involves or refers to sex

immodest

adjective

immodest clothing may shock people because it shows parts of the body that are usually covered

impotent

adjective

a man who is impotent cannot have sex because his penis does not stay hard

improper

adjective

used about things that people find embarrassing or offensive because they involve sex

in the bedroom

used for referring to sex when you do not want to say it directly

in the throes of something

if someone is in the throes of passion, they are having sex

lechery

noun

lecherous behaviour

lewd

adjective

referring to sex in a rude or unpleasant way

mucky

adjective

informalBritish connected with sex in a way that is offensive

naughty

adjective

Britishinformal a naughty joke, picture, or postcard is sexual in a rude but funny way

nudge, nudge, wink, wink

used as a way of saying indirectly that something involves sex

obscenely

adverb

in a sexually offensive way

orgasmic

adjective

medical connected with orgasm

penetrative

adjective

formal penetrative sex involves a man putting his penis into someone’s body during sex

physical

adjective

used about sexual activity

potent

adjective

if a man is potent, he has the physical ability to have sex

prurient

adjective

formal involving sex in an unpleasant way

risqué

adjective

likely to offend some people, especially by referring to sex

salty

adjective

old-fashioned clever and funny, especially when involving humour relating to sex

saucy

adjective

saucy pictures, jokes etc refer to sex in a way that is funny

sensual

adjective

suggesting physical pleasure, especially sexual pleasure

sex

noun

relating to or involving sexual activity

sexuality

noun

sexual feelings, attitudes, and activities

smutty

adjective

smutty jokes, stories, or pictures are about sex. This word shows that you do not approve of these things.

so to speak

used when you have just said something that seems to refer to sex because it can have two meanings

spicy

adjective

informal a spicy joke, story, film etc involves sex

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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