[ fuh-ley-shee-oh, -lah-tee-oh, fe- ]
/ fəˈleɪ ʃiˌoʊ, -ˈlɑ tiˌoʊ, fɛ- /
oral stimulation of the penis, especially to orgasm.
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Also fel·la·tion [fuh-ley-shuh n, fe-] /fəˈleɪ ʃən, fɛ-/.
Origin of fellatio
1885–90; < New Latin fellātiō, equivalent to Latin fel(l)āt(us) (past participle of fel(l)āre to suck) + -iō -ion
Words nearby fellatio
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Example sentences from the Web for fellatio
Fellatio has also been equally well known, in both ancient and modern times, especially as practiced by inverted men.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for fellatio
/ (fɪˈleɪʃɪəʊ, fɛ-) /
a sexual activity in which the penis is stimulated by the partner's mouthCompare cunnilingus
Derived forms of fellatiofellator, nounfellatrix, fem n
Word Origin for fellatio
C19: New Latin, from Latin fellāre to suck
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Medical definitions for fellatio
[ fə-lā′shē-ō′ ]
Oral stimulation of the penis.
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