sodomy, buggery, anal sex, anal intercourse(noun)
intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman
immorality in general
any of various forms of sexual intercourse held to be unnatural, particularly bestiality.
Origin: From Sodom, where the Bible, in Genesis chapters 18 and 19 and elsewhere, suggests sexual depravity.
carnal copulation in a manner against nature; buggery
Origin: [From Sodom. a country mentioned in the Bible: cf. F. sodomite.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sod′om-i, n. unnatural sexuality, so called because imputed to the inhabitants of Sodom.—n. Sod′omite, an inhabitant of Sodom: one guilty of sodomy.—adj. Sodomit′ical.—adv. Sodomit′ically.
The numerical value of Sodomy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Sodomy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash.
We don't want a judge that legislates from the bench, it's just unfathomable that the judge would try to describe what is a brutal sodomy.
I'm against this phenomenon which is imposed on us, against homosexuality, against non-traditional values to put it mildly, or speaking (plain) Russian: against pederasty and sodomy.
Intellectual sodomy, which comes from the refusal to be simple about plain matters, is as gross and abundant today as sexual perversion and they are nowise different from one another.
The death penalty? Give me a break. It's easy. Abortion? Absolutely easy. Nobody ever thought the Constitution prevented restrictions on abortion. Homosexual sodomy? Come on. For 200 years, it was criminal in every state.
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- sodomiaCatalan, Valencian
- Analverkehr, SodomieGerman
- 男色, 肛門性交, ソドミーJapanese
- karipapa, moe whakaeneeneMāori
- skotolòštvo, sodòmijaSerbo-Croatian
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