safe sex


noun

sexual activities in which precautions have been taken, as by the use of a condom, to minimize the chances of spreading or contracting a sexually transmitted disease.

Nearby words

  1. safe harbor,
  2. safe haven,
  3. safe house,
  4. safe period,
  5. safe seat,
  6. safe space,
  7. safe surfing,
  8. safe-blower,
  9. safe-breaker,
  10. safe-conduct

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British Dictionary definitions for safe sex

safe sex

safer sex

noun

sexual intercourse using physical protection, such as a condom, or nonpenetrative methods to prevent the spread of such diseases as AIDS
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Medicine definitions for safe sex

safe sex

n.

Sexual activity in which safeguards, such as the use of a condom, are taken to avoid acquiring or spreading a sexually transmitted disease.

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