- sexual intercourse, especially between a man and a woman.
Origin of coitus
Examples from the Web for postcoital
Contemporary Examples of postcoital
I think there should be a lot of jokes during foreplay and a lot of postcoital laughing.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview
February 16, 2014
In one postcoital scene, a priest parades around seminaked, wearing only his clerical vestments.Did a Cross-Dressing Priest Sex Ring Bring Down Benedict XVI?
Barbie Latza Nadeau
February 22, 2013
- of or relating to the period after sexual intercourse
- technical terms for sexual intercourse
Word Origin for coitus
"copulation," 1713, scientific Latin, from Latin coitus "a meeting together; sexual union," past participle of coire, from com- "together" (see co-) + ire "come, go," (see ion). In Middle English as coite (early 15c.). Used in English in general senses of "meeting, uniting," and also of magnetic force, planetary conjunction, etc., before sexual sense came to predominate.
- Following coitus.
- Sexual union between a male and a female involving insertion of the penis into the vagina.coition copulation