verb (used with object), sexualized, sexualizing.
to render sexual; endow with sexual characteristics.
to make or become sexual or sexually aware
to give or acquire sexual associations
adjective 1. of, relating to, or for sex: sexual matters; sexual aids. 2. occurring between or involving the sexes: sexual relations. 3. having sexual organs or reproducing by processes involving both sexes. adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by sex or sexuality 2. (of reproduction) characterized by the union of male and female gametes […]
noun 1. any disease characteristically transmitted by sexual contact, as gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, and chlamydia. Abbreviation: STD. 1. sexually transmitted disease: any disease characteristically transmitted by sexual contact, as gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, and chlamydia. abbreviation 1. standard abbreviation 1. subscriber trunk dialling 2. (NZ) subscriber toll dialling 3. sexually transmitted disease 4. Doctor […]
noun 1. one’s natural preference in sexual partners; predilection for homosexuality, heterosexuality, or bisexuality. sexual orientation n. The direction of one’s sexual interest toward members of the same, opposite, or both sexes, especially a direction seen to be dictated by physiologic rather than sociologic forces. Replaces sexual preference in most contemporary uses. sexual orientation definition […]
- Sexual politics
plural noun the principles governing relationships between the sexes; also, such relationships seen in terms of power
- Sexual preference
sexual preference n. The preference one shows by having a sexual interest in members of the same, opposite, or either sex.