Sexual terms dictionary
ABC party – “anything but clothes” party. As the name suggests, it’s a type of sex party during which attendees must either show up naked or wearing something that is not conventionally considered to be clothing, e.g. drapes, boxes, etc.
Acorn – a term used to describe the head of a penis, or a very small penis.
Agnosexual – a sexual identity in which someone is unsure about how to categorize their sexuality.
Alpha male – commonly used term to describe a man that plays into stereotypically masculine traits, i.e. being dominant, well-built, aggressive.
Anal beads – a sex toy used in anal sex that incorporates a number of balls tied together with a string or flexible rod. It’s important to note that it’s usually the act of extraction of these balls that is considered pleasurable, not insertion.
Anal sex – sex involving penetration through the anus. May be homosexual or heterosexual.
Banana hammock – a pair of tight underwear that accentuates a man’s bulge.
Bareback – rough sex without the use of protection.
BDSM – or bondage, discipline, and sadomasochism. A blanket term encompassing a large number of sexual preferences that can best be described as “kinky”.
Bear – a term used in gay subculture to describe a large, hairy gay man.
Bisexual – a sexual identity in which a person is attracted to men and women.
Blow job, BJ – a commonly used term for Fellatio, i.e. oral sex with a penis.
Bottom – a submissive sex partner that is penetrated by the top.
Butch – a term used to describe lesbians who perform stereotypically masculine traits. They can range from a soft butch to a stone butch depending on how much femininity is thrown into the mix.
CIF – come in face. This involves spraying the semen over the other person’s face during intercourse. Often called a “money shot”, its popularity has led to the prevalence of CIF escorts in London.
CIM – come in mouth. The act of performing unprotected oral sex to completion. Its popularity has led to the prevalence of CIM escorts in London.
Cisgender – a gender identity in which a person’s body matches their gender.
Deep throating, DT – the act of Fellatio during which the penis is shoved down the receiver’s throat.
Dildo – a type of sex toy that is used to penetrate the body. It can be used of plastic, rubber, or glass. Some dildos can also be vibrators.
Femme – a term usually used to describe lesbians who perform stereotypically feminine traits. Often referred to as lipstick lesbians.
Fetish – sexual arousal that is caused by a stimulus that is not necessarily normally associated with sex. Usually, this manifests on so intense a fixation that a person cannot achieve an orgasm without the fetish being met.
Frot – a non-penetrative sex act during which two penises rub against each other.
Gay – a common term used to describe a homosexual person. Though historically they’ve been exclusively used towards men, it is currently a gender-neutral term.
Genderqueer – a person of ambiguous gender identity.
G-string – a very skimpy type of thong that involves a veri thin piece of material between the buttocks.
Happy trail – the patch of pubic hair that extends from a man’s belly button to his penis.
Hermaphrodite – a person who was born with a set of both male and female genitals.
Heterosexual – a sexual identity in which someone is attracted to members of the opposite sex.
Homosexual – a sexual identity in which someone is attracted to members of the same sex.
Intersex – a person with sexual characteristics that are neither completely male or female, putting them somewhere in-between.
Kink – a preference for unconventional sexual acts.
Lesbian – a woman who is sexually attracted to other women.
Masturbation – a form of self-pleasure, during which a person causes themselves to reach an orgasm without the input of any other person.
Ménage à Trois – a threesome, or group sex in which three people are involved.
Missionary position – the most basic sex position, in which the woman lies on her back, with the man penetrating her while lying on top of her.
Orgasm – the release of sexual tension during the climax of an act.
Orgy – a sexual act with multiple participants.
Pansexual – a sexual identity in which someone is attracted to people regardless of their gender or kinks.
Pegging – the act of males engaging in anal sex in the bottom position, with the woman using a strap-on.
Straight – a common term used to describe a heterosexual person.
Transgender – a gender identity in which someone’s gender does not match their body.
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