sex shop

  1. a store that sells products relating to sexual interests or activities.

Origin of sex shop

First recorded in 1970–75

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How to use sex shop in a sentence

  • That morning, Rudy Giuliani held a press conference in the parking lot of the Four Seasons Total Landscaping company, located in Northeast Philadelphia between a sex shop and a crematorium.

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  • In between a female sex shop and trendy boutiques is a nondescript store selling all manner of bras, corsets, and other lingerie.

British Dictionary definitions for sex shop

sex shop

    • a shop selling aids purporting to increase the pleasurableness of sexual activity

    • a shop selling erotica and pornographic material

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