Definitions for Sodomyˈsɒd ə mi
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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.
Translations for Sodomy
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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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