Definitions for Sodomyˈsɒd ə mi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sod•om•yˈsɒd ə mi(n.)

  1. anal or oral copulation with a member of the same sex.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. enforced anal or oral copulation with a member of the opposite sex.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. Category: Medicine

    Ref: bestiality (def. 4). 4

Origin of sodomy:

1250–1300; ME sodomie < OF. See Sodom , -y3

sod`o•mit′i•cal-ˈmɪt ɪ kəl(adj.)sod`o•mit′ic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sodomy, buggery, anal sex, anal intercourse(noun)

    intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman


  1. sodomy(Noun)

    immorality in general

  2. sodomy(Noun)

    any of various forms of sexual intercourse held to be unnatural, particularly bestiality.

  3. sodomy(Noun)

    anal sex

  4. Origin: From Sodom, where the Bible, in Genesis chapters 18 and 19 and elsewhere, suggests sexual depravity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sodomy(noun)

    carnal copulation in a manner against nature; buggery


  1. Sodomy

    Sodomy is any non-penile/vaginal copulation-like act, such as oral or anal sex, or sex between a person and an animal. The word is derived from the story of Sodom and Gomorrah in chapters 18 and 19 of the Book of Genesis in the Bible. So-called "sodomy laws" in many countries criminalized not only these behaviors, but other disfavored sexual activities as well, but in the Western world, many of these laws have been overturned, or are not routinely enforced.


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