What does sexual mean?

Definitions for sexual
ˈsɛk ʃu əlsex·u·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sexualadjective

    of or relating to or characterized by sexuality

    "sexual orientation"; "sexual distinctions"

  2. sexualadjective

    having or involving sex

    "sexual reproduction"; "sexual spores"

  3. intimate, sexualadjective

    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. sexualnoun

    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. sexualnoun

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

    Etymology: From sexualis, from sexus; see sex.

  3. sexualadjective

    Of or relating to sexuality.

    Etymology: From sexualis, from sexus; see sex.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sexualadjective

    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
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Raphael Chiche:

    Chris Brown affirms that there was no sexual relationship with the complainant.

  2. Dawn Laguens:

    This is a new low for anti-abortion extremists; 200,000 people a day count on Planned Parenthood's website for accurate health information, blocking people from accessing information on the full range of sexual and reproductive health -- including birth control, sexually transmitted infections, healthy relationships, parenting and preventive care -- only shows how far opponents of safe and legal abortion will go.

  3. The New Yorker.Newly:

    This tape leaves no question as to whether R. Kelly is guilty of multiple sexual, illegal acts against a 14-year-old girl.

  4. Jessica Kahn:

    One explanation for the findings is that girls who are vaccinated receive education about sexual health and prevention which decreases riskier behaviors.

  5. Evelyn Yang:

    It started with inappropriate questions around how intimate I was with my husband, sexual activity, just very inappropriate probing questions that were unrelated to my health.

Images & Illustrations of sexual

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