What does sexual mean?

Definitions for sexual
ˈsɛk ʃu əlsex·u·al

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.

    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
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    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. Hunter Handsfield:

    There are 1.7 million cases of chlamydia in the United States, and we know that rates are higher in women than men. And we also know more than half of the women who get infected with chlamydia had only a single sexual partner in the last year.

  2. Andrea Swartzendruber:

    Relationship factors are important to future individual sexual risk behavior. Young people’s thoughts and perceptions about their sexual relationships and partners may impact their sexual risk behavior and health, explicit discussion about monogamy / non-monogamy expectations and improved communication skills could conceivably reduce concurrent partnerships and in that way reduce STI/HIV risk.

  3. Gianna Duva -LRB- left -RRB-:

    It feels like it’s become more shameful to be raped than to be a rapist, we need to keep these sexual predators out of our school district.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    The way we treat women in our country has been abysmal in almost every way. We are finally addressing the issue of sexual harassment, and we need to get it right, but the conversation we are having now is only the tip of the iceberg. It needs to be an ongoing movement of women and men that includes a national discussion about sexism, sexual harassment, objectification, inequality and abuse of power.

  5. Eric Schneiderman:

    In the privacy of intimate relationships, I have engaged in role-playing and other consensual sexual activity.

Images & Illustrations of sexual

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