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sex act

[ seks-akt ]
/ ˈsɛks ˌækt /
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noun
an act of physical intimacy between two people for sexual pleasure or gratification, usually involving genital, oral, or anal contact.
Usually the sex act . sexual intercourse; coitus.
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Origin of sex act

First recorded in 1880–90
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