Sex Dictionary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

S&M
Abbreviation for "sadism and masochism". Generally used to describe an activity or group of activities that involve inflicting or receiving pain as a form of gratification.

Sacofricosis
The practice of cutting a hole in the pockets of trousers so that a person can masturbate (usually in public).

Sadism
Deriving pleasure from causing physical or emotional pain on another person.

Sadomasochism
Sexual practices where an individual derives pleasure from inflicting pain or humiliation onto others or oneself.

Sadomasochism by proxy
Arousal from watching others disciplined; Dippoldism

Sadomasochist
One who practices sadomasochism.

Safe period
The stage of a woman's menstrual cycle when she is least likely to be able to conceive.

Safe Sex
Sexual encounter in which each individual protects themselves against disease, usually by using a condom or avoiding contact with bodily fluids.

Safe Word
A certain word, used in BDSM activity, which means that the current activity must stop.

Sahasara
Tantric sex term for the 7th Chakra, the crown center, located at the top of the head

Salacious
Arousing sexual desire.

Salirophilia
Person ingesting human sweat or saliva (fluids with a salt content)

Samadhi
Tantric term for a deep meditative state.

Sapphic
Of or relating to lesbians.

Sapphosadism
Lesbian sadism

Sarmassophilia
Arousal from kneading flesh

Sattva
Tantric term for blissful illumination, joy

Satyriasis
Men who have an uncontrollable desire for sex

Scarfing
The use of a scarf in strangulation for sexual arousal

Scat
Slang for feces or sexplay involving feces. Scatology.

Scissor Fight
When two women press their vaginas together by intertwining their legs; tribadism.

Scopophilia
Arousal from being stared at oneself

Scoptolagnia
Arousal from seeing the genitals of the opposite sex

Scoptophilia
Arousal from looking at sexually stimulating scenes

Score
Achieving sexual activity with a desired partner.

Scortum
Prostitution

Screw
Having sexual intercourse.

Scrotal infusion
Infusion of saline into the scrotal sack so that it enlarges

Scrotal Sack
Synonym for the scrotum.

Scrotum
The sack of skin and thin muscle surrounding a man's testicles.

Second Base
Slang for foreplay, usually touching the breasts or genitals.

Self-gratification
Term for masturbation.

Selgolalia
Telling stories that include sex

Semen
The fluid that is ejaculated from the penis during orgasm.

Semen Analysis
The evaluation of ejaculate for sperm volume, count and motility.

Sensory deprivation
Using lack of sensations to create desire

Sensory enhancement
Increasing arousal by increased body sensations

Sensory overload
Inability of our body to absorb and comprehend incoming stimulus

Seraglio
The Chinese practice of keeping wives secluded at home from other men

Serenades
Musical performance during courtship given outdoors at night

Sergeism
Infliction of injury to suppress arousal, automasochism, based on story of Sergius by Tolstoy

Sex
Used to describe the act of reproduction between males and females or a term which distinguishes between the two genders.

Sex Act
Referring to a certain sexual position or act.

Sex Addict
Someone with a compulsive, often self-destructive need to engage in sexual activity

Sex Aids
Sex toys, usually vibrators and dildos.

Sex Cell
A term for a reproductive cell.

Sex Drive
The primary desire to have sex.

Sex Lube
A lubricant used during sexual activity.

Sex Magick
The use of witchcraft rituals for sexual purposes

Sex Object
A person who is regarded only as an object of sexual desire.

Sex rings
Organized groups of children being sexually exploited by one or more adults

Sex Surrogate
A counselor who helps people with their sexual problems by engaging in sexual activity with them.

Sex Toy
A toy or device used to increase sexual pleasure and provide added erotic stimulation, such as a vibrator or dildo.

Sexautism
Tendency to be preoccupied with sexual thoughts

Sexercise
Exercises designed to improve muscles used for sex

Sexism
Having bias against a certain gender.

Sexologist
A person who studies sex and the interactions between males and females.

Sexology
The study of sex and human sexuality.

Sexoschizia
Bi-sexual

Sexpert
A sex expert; combination of the word sex with expert.

Sexual
Adjective; pertaining to sex.

Sexual aberration
Paraphilia

Sexual Activity
Any activity that is sexual in nature.

Sexual Aid
Synonym for sex toy, such as a vibrator or dildo.

Sexual anomalies
Paraphilias

Sexual Dysfunction
Physical and mental difficulties with arousal, lack of desire, fear of intimacy and overactive sexual activity.

Sexual Harassment
Unwelcome and unsolicited sexual comments or sexually explicit actions designed to intimidate or degrade another person.

Sexual Immorality
Biblical term. Refers to intercourse between unmarried people.

Sexual Intercourse
The act of inserting an object, usually the penis, into the vagina or anus.

Sexual inversion
Arousal from person of same sex

Sexual Orientation
Sexual identification, as defined by a person's sexual relationships or affinity.

Sexuality
Referring to the sex of a person, or the state of being sexual.

Sexualize
To raise sexual awareness or to make sexual.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Any disease - such as syphilis, gonorrhea, herpes, genital warts or AIDS - which can be passed to another person during sexual activity.

Shaft
The shaft of the penis. The length of the penis between the scrotum and the head.

Shag
Slang for sexual intercourse.

Shakti
In tantra, the divine mother, the power of consciousness and spiritual evolution

Shaktipat
A transmission of spiritual energy usually given by a guru

Shaving
Removing the hair with a razor of a partner or oneself for arousal

Shemale
A transsexual who has not undergone gender reassignment surgery.

Shingles
A skin condition caused by re-activation of a varicella zoster virus infection, usually acquired during childhood.

Shlong
Slang for a large penis.

Shocker
The act of simultaneously inserting two fingers into the vagina and one into the anus.

Showers
Depositing body fluids onto a partner's body

Shrimping
The act of licking or sucking a partner's toes.

Shudo
Japanese term for pederasty. A man having sex with a young boy.

Shunammitism
Bundling

Siderodromophilia
Arousal from trains

Significant Other
An individual's romantic partner.

Silicone
A material used to make sex toys. Silicone is a high-quality material that is not effected by oil-based lubricants or high temperatures.

Silicone Dildo
A dildo made from silicone. Silicone dildos are resistant to most types of lubrication and don't require special cleaning, as is required for jelly or latex dildos.

Silicone Vibrator
A vibrator whose shell or sleeve is made of silicone. Silicone vibrators are often waterproof and can be cleaned with any mild soap or sex toy cleaner. Silicone vibrators or silicone sleeves are impervious to oil-based lubrication.

Silver Bullet
Slang for vibrator, usually metallic.

Siphnianize
Anal masturbation

Sitophilia
Arousal from food

Sixty-nine
Slang for mutual oral stimulation by two individuals.

Skee
A prostitute, or a woman who is considered promiscuous

Skeet
Semen, or the act of ejaculation.

Sky Dancing
A translated Tantric term used to describe transcendental love making where partners, overcome their differences and dance in cosmic space

Slapping
Slapping partner for arousal

Slave
A submissive person who is involved in a slave/master fantasy.

Slave Training
The instruction of a submissive person in a dominant's preference.

Sleeping princess syndrome
Those aroused by partner who appears to be asleep

Sleeve
A thin piece of material, usually Cyberskin, jelly or latex, that slips over a vibrator to give it more texture and thickness.

Slimline Vibrator
A vibrator that is cylindrical and is curved at the tip. A traditional vibrator is almost always a slimline variety. Slimline vibrators have been around for many years.

Slings
Swings or other forms of support for suspension from which a person may engage in sex

Slut
Usually used about woman who has or who has had many sexual partners.

Smegma
The white or yellowish substance, consisting of dead skin cells, which collects under the foreskin of the penis.

Smooth Dildo
A dildo with a smooth surface. Opposite of veined dildo.

Smurf
Slapping someone in the face with your penis.

Snapping pussy
Constrictions of muscles used for orgasm; sexercise

Snatch
Slang for the vagina.

Sniffer's Row / Sniff Row
The row of seats nearest the stage in a strip club.

Snog
Slang for making out, or heavy kissing.

Snowball / Snowballing
The act of transferring semen from one person's mouth to another, usually female to female.

Snowblowing
Kissing your partner after they ejaculate in your mouth, without expelling the semen. Also used about performing oral sex on a man with ice cubes in your mouth.

Snuff films
Films that portray the actual murder and mutilation of one of the actors

Sodomy
The insertion of the penis into the anus.

Soft Swap
Partner swapping, or allowing your partner to have sex with someone else in your presence.

Soft Touch
A soft, skin-like material commonly used to make realistic sex toys.

Softcore
Sexual pictures, movies, etc. that do not show penetration and usually do not show an erect penis. Opposite of Hardcore.

Somnophilia
Fondling stranger in their sleep

Sororate marriage
Right of spouse to engage in sex with sisters-in-law or sometimes brothers-in-law

Sororilagnia
Sex with one's own sister

Sotadism
Anal sex

Sounding
Insertion of an object into the urethra

Spanish Fly
A certain substance used to increase sexual desire.

Spanking
Striking or paddling a submissive partner.

Spay
Castration

Spectrophilia
Either coitus with spirits or arousal from image in mirrors

Speculum
An instrument used to spread the vagina open so that the cervix can be seen.

Sperm
Semen; the male gamete.

Sperm Agglutination
Sperm clumping caused by antibody reactions or by infection.

Sperm Antibodies
Antibodies that attack and maim sperm. May be formed by either the man against his own sperm or by the woman against her husband's sperm.

Sperm Bank
A place where sperm are kept frozen in liquid nitrogen for later use in artificial insemination.

Sperm Count
The number of sperm in ejaculate. Also called sperm concentration and given as the number of sperm per milliliter.

Sperm Maturation
A process during which the sperm grow and gain their ability to swim. Sperm take about ninety days to reach maturity.

Sperm Morphology
A semen analysis factor that indicates the number or percentage of sperm in the sample that appear to have been formed normally.

Sperm Motility
The ability of sperm to swim. Poor motility means the sperm have a difficult time swimming toward the female egg.

Sperm Penetration
The ability of the sperm to penetrate the egg so it can deposit the genetic material during fertilization.

Spermatogenesis
Sperm production in the testicles.

Spermatophobia
Fear of semen loss

Spermicide
An agent, usually a chemical, that kills sperm. Often applied to a condom or other contraceptive device.

Spew
Slang for ejaculation.

Sphagia
A sacrifice used to placate the gods, the whole offering was completely burned

Sphincter
Anal or urethral muscle that closes to prevent passage of urine or feces

Spit
The act of expelling semen from the mouth after ejaculation resulting from oral sex.

Splitting
Splitting the penis from the glans toward the base

Sponge
An absorbent contraceptive device that is impregnated with spermicide and inserted into the vagina before sexual intercourse to cover the cervix.

Spontaneous Abortion
A pregnancy loss during the first twenty weeks of gestation.

Spoon / Spooning
Two people lying parallel on their sides, "cuddling", while facing the same direction.

Spunk
Slang for semen.

Squirt
Slang for female ejaculation.

Stag parties
Private parties where only men and possibly a female stripper or entertainer are permitted

Stallion
Man who possesses a very large penis.

Stapling
Inserting a U-shaped wire into skin during sex play

Statuophilia
Agalmatophilia; sexual attraction to statues

STD
Abbreviation for Sexually Transmitted Disease.

Sterility
An irreversible condition that prevents conception.

Sthenolagnia
Arousal from demonstration of strength or muscles

Stigmatophilia
Arousal from partner who is stigmatized (i.e., tattoos, piercings, scars)

Stillbirth
The death of a fetus between the twentieth week of gestation and birth.

Stinky Pinky
Slang for female masturbation or inserting a finger into the anus.

Strabismus
Arousal from eyes of partner

Straight
Slang for a heterosexual person.

Strangulation
Controlling oxygen by restricting windpipe or blood vessels in neck

Strap-on / Strap on
A dildo that is worn around the waist, via a strap.

Street Walker
Slang for a prostitute

Stretching
Stretching body or genitals for arousal

String bondage
Constrictions; wrapping string around body at certain intervals for arousal

Strip poker
Card game where the losers remove articles of clothing

Strip search
Interrogation process where sex partner is stripped and searched

Stripper
An exotic dancer. Somebody who dances and takes off their clothes, like in a club.

Stripping
Removal of clothes, sometimes performed on stage in an erotic manner

Stub
Slang for the penis.

Stud
Slang for a male who has frequent and varied sex partners.

Stuffing
Insertion of objects into vagina or anus

Stupprator
Man who is aroused by virgins

Sub
Short for Submissive.

Sub-dom
Sexual practices in which partners take defined dominant and submissive roles.

Subincision
Cutting part of the glans penis from the tip toward the base

Sublimate / Sublimation
The unconscious act of converting instinctual drives and urges into actions that are considered socially acceptable.

Subliminal tapes
Audiotapes that give messages intended to alter habits

Submission
Surrender to and trust of a partner

Submissive
The person who is dominated in a BDSM relationship.

Succubus
A female spirit who was thought to lie underneath men and have sex with them while they slept

Suck Face
Slang for making out, or heavy kissing.

Suck Off
Slang for oral sex.

Sugar Daddy
Slang for a man who financially supports a younger person in return for sexual favors.

Support groups
Groups of people that find solace in discussing a common problem

Suspension
Suspending body for sensory deprivation and bondage

Suttee
Religious practice of killing wife upon husband's death and burial

Suturing
Stitching flesh together

Swadhistana
Tantric sex term for 2nd Chakra, the sexual center, located at the genitals.

Swallow
The act of swallowing semen after ejaculation resulting from oral sex.

Swap / Swapping
Trading sexual partners, usually within a group.

Swing
An object that allows a person to be suspended and move back and forth

Swinger
Slang for a person who is in a committed relationship, but who engages in sex with multiple partners with the partner's knowledge.

Switch
When a person trades places in a SM role or physical play.

Switch Hitter
Slang for a bisexual person.

Sybian
A vibrating dildo that sits on top of an object that resembles a saddle

Symphorophilia
Sexual arousal from causing many casualties (train crash, burning hospitals, explosions).

Syntribate
Rubbing thighs together to masturbate