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
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say sexual in sign language?

  1. sexual

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. Wade Robson:

    It sounds sick, but when you're first dating somebody, you do a lot of it. if anyone ever found out that we were doing these sexual things, we would go to jail for the rest of our lives.

  2. Raul Grijalva:

    The severance did not involve the Office of Compliance and at no time was any allegation of sexual harassment made, and no sexual harassment occurred.

  3. Julie Holland:

    You want to talk enough about sex with them that they are comfortable asking you questions about sex and that they don't have shame around themselves as sexual beings, but your sex life is completely private, and they need to learn about privacy and boundaries, definitely.

  4. Angelica Wind:

    We can not give power to sexual violence by silencing survivors, how a community responds to a disclosure unequivocally sets the tone as to whether other survivors come out of the shadows.

  5. Naledi Pandor:

    It is their right to make that choice and this is recognized worldwide, it can't be that I'm a victim of sexual violence and I cannot make a choice as to my body and my reproductive rights.

Images & Illustrations of sexual

  1. sexualsexualsexualsexualsexual

Popularity rank by frequency of use

sexual#1#2387#10000

Translations for sexual

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for sexual »

Translation

Find a translation for the sexual definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these sexual definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "sexual." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 21 Jan. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/sexual>.

    Are we missing a good definition for sexual? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task
    • A. rateables
    • B. directory
    • C. accessory
    • D. staff

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for sexual:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.