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.

  2. sexualnoun

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

  3. sexualadjective

    Of or relating to sexuality.

  4. 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

  2. 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

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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. Jessica Sisto:

    I hope there will be more awareness about the work that is left to do for women's rights and equality, i think there are so many women that don't even realize that things could be different for them. They just tolerate things like sexual harassment, or assume they just get paid less and that's just how it is. And it doesn't have to be that way.

  2. Sondra Theodore:

    Because Hugh Hefner and Hugh Hefner Playboy, for better or for worse, shaped Both Theodore and Garcia ideas of what sexual liberation, emancipation and freedom looks like for the women of Both Theodore and Garcia generation, and Both Theodore and Garcia never examined that or thought critically about Hugh Hefner Playboy, and the more I did this series, the more I talked to these women, the more I realized they had become trapped inside this idea of liberation that Hugh Hefner had constructed.

  3. Ruchira Gupta:

    Of course, we need better laws to punish those who rape and buy and sell women, but we also need to get into the consciousness of young men and young women to make them think differently, the message for girls is to stand up to sexual violence and the message for boys is not to dominate, but to have sex with equality and participation. We want to eroticise equality rather than eroticise domination, which is what many superhero comics do.

  4. Dennis Baxley:

    Some discussions are for (having) with your parents, and I think when you start having sexual-type discussions with children, you’re entering a very dangerous zone. Your awareness should pop up right away, this isn’t teaching.

  5. Charles Brownstein:

    The books on this list address issues of race, sexuality, sexual preference, religion, substance abuse and many other concerns related to contemporary life, that's the job we charge our authors with: using art to provide a safe place for audiences to engage with topics of substance in a way that allows them to make their own conclusions.

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