sodomy

Sodomy is a term for anal sex: the kind of sex where a penis goes into an anus.

Sodomy is a term for anal sex that is not neutral: it implies a point of view. Most often, sodomy is mentioned in religious and legal contexts, which have at various times insisted that anal sex is either a sin or illegal. Usually, someone with a positive view of anal sex won't call it sodomy. A medical term for sodomy is anal intercourse; a slang term is buggery.

DEFINITIONS OF: sodomy

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n intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman

Synonyms:
anal intercourse, anal sex, buggery
Type of:
perversion, sexual perversion
an aberrant sexual practice;
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