What does sexual mean?

Definitions for sexual
ˈsɛk ʃu əlsex·u·al

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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.

    Etymology: From sexualis, from sexus; see sex.

  2. sexual(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From sexualis, from sexus; see sex.

  3. sexual(Adjective)

    Of or relating to sexuality.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [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

How to pronounce sexual?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say sexual in sign language?

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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

Examples of sexual in a Sentence

  1. Mark Herring:

    In light of the disturbing events described in this week's Rolling Stone article, the University has asked me to appoint an independent counsel to review their structure of prevention and response to reports of sexual violence.

  2. Angela Russell:

    Hearing someone, who supposedly represents this country, mock the survivor of sexual assault makes my heart hurt, it hurts for that woman, for every woman who has survived sexual assault, Angela Russell included. This is why women stay quiet.

  3. Robin Dawson:

    It's possible that dense feathers were primarily selected for insulation, as body size decreased in theropod dinosaurs on the evolutionary pathway to modern birds, feathers could have then later been co-opted for sexual display or flying.

  4. Stephane Dujarric:

    With allegations of sexual abuse that we take extremely seriously, one also has to be as meticulous as possible in handling numbers, in handling and interviewing victims, and it's exactly what we are doing.

  5. Gail Ernst:

    I have always been a strong proponent of working for those survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. I had even spent time in college, you know, prior to this incident, working with those survivors as a volunteer at the assault care center.

Images & Illustrations of sexual

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