What does sexual mean?

Definitions for sexualˈsɛk ʃu əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sexual.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sexual(adj)

    of or relating to or characterized by sexuality

    "sexual orientation"; "sexual distinctions"

  2. sexual(adj)

    having or involving sex

    "sexual reproduction"; "sexual spores"

  3. intimate, sexual(adj)

    involved in a sexual relationship

    "the intimate (or sexual) relations between husband and wife"; "she had been intimate with many men"; "he touched her intimate parts"

Wiktionary

  1. sexual(Noun)

    A species which reproduces by sexual rather than asexual reproduction, or a member of such a species.

  2. sexual(Noun)

    A person who experiences sexual attraction, a person who has interest in or desire for sex .

  3. sexual(Adjective)

    Of or relating to sexuality.

  4. Origin: From sexualis, from sexus; see sex.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sexual(adj)

    of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female; relating to the distinctive genital organs of the sexes; proceeding from, or based upon, sex; as, sexual characteristics; sexual intercourse, connection, or commerce; sexual desire; sexual diseases; sexual generation

  2. Origin: [L. sexualis, fr. sexus sex: cf. F. sexuel.]

Freebase

  1. Sexual

    "Sexual" is a song by Die Toten Hosen. It's a single and the fifth track from the album Love, Peace & Money. The song is narrated by a man, who tries to hit on a woman, warning her that his intentions are purely sexual, nothing romantic.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sexual' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1465

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sexual' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3261

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sexual' in Adjectives Frequency: #176

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sexual in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sexual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sally Forth, Jan. 28, 1991:

    If I ask a woman if she has suffered sexual harassment, could this be considered sexual harassment?

  2. Shirley Chisholm:

    The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says 'It's a girl.'

  3. P. J. O'Rourke:

    There are a number of mechanical devices which increase sexual arousal, particularly in women. Chief among these is the Mercedes-Benz 380SL convertible.

  4. Johnson Hostler:

    I've had a lot of our members, especially sexual assault survivors, emailing me, asking if this is going to distract from the broader, bigger problem of sexual assault on campus, they're worried that fallout from one story is going to give people a reason to believe campus sexual assault isn't a real problem or it's been overhyped.

  5. Denise Horn:

    Public awareness is certainly one factor affecting the increase in the number of OCR sexual violence cases, due to the news coverage on sexual violence issues … it’s possible that students and other members of the public became better informed about resources available to them, which, in turn, may have contributed to the substantial increase in the number of complaints involving sexual violence.

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