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private parts

plural noun
1.
the external genital organs.
Origin of private parts
1765-1775
1765-75
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  • Needless laving, handling and rubbing of the private parts is another natural incitement to sexual precocity.

    Sex Henry Stanton
  • The aboriginal women of Brazil wore a triangular shield or plaque over their private parts.

    The Swastika Thomas Wilson
  • A full bath during menstruation would, for most people, be unadvisable, but the cleansing of the private parts is imperative.

  • He has long been accustomed to caress his private parts, and the pleasure with which he does this is greatly enhanced.

    Youth and Sex Mary Scharlieb and F. Arthur Sibly
  • They are well and modestly dressed, in that they cover all the private parts; they are very clean, and are very fond of perfumes.

British Dictionary definitions for private parts

private parts

/ˈpraɪvɪts/
plural noun
1.
euphemistic terms for genitals
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private parts in Medicine

private parts pl.n.
The external organs of sex and excretion.

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