coitus interruptus

coitus interruptus

[in-tuh-ruhp-tuhs]
noun, plural coitus interrupti [in-tuh-ruhp-tahy] .
1.
coitus that is intentionally interrupted by withdrawal before ejaculation of semen into the vagina.
2.
an act or instance of this.

Origin:
1895–1900; < Neo-Latin: interrupted coitus

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coitus interruptus (ˌɪntəˈrʌptəs)
 
n
the deliberate withdrawal of the penis from the vagina before ejaculation

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coitus interruptus
1900, first attested in Havelock Ellis.
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coitus interruptus coitus in·ter·rup·tus (ĭn'tə-rŭp'təs)
n.
Sexual intercourse deliberately interrupted by withdrawal of the penis from the vagina prior to ejaculation. Also called onanism.

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