bestiality

Bestiality is a word describing sex between a human and an animal. There are few things stranger or more repulsive than bestiality.

When you say bestiality, you can hear the word beast, which is a good clue to the meaning. People who are into bestiality like having sex with animals. It doesn't matter what animal is involved: if someone if having sex with something alive that's not a person, it's bestiality. Bestiality is illegal and usually considered very wrong and harmful to everyone involved.

Primary Meanings of bestiality

1.
n
the stupid brutal quality of a beast
2.
n
sexual activity between a person and an animal
Full Definitions of bestiality
1

n the stupid brutal quality of a beast

Type of:
inhumaneness, inhumanity
the quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others
2

n sexual activity between a person and an animal

Synonyms:
zooerastia, zooerasty
Type of:
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice
activities associated with sexual intercourse

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