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sodomize

[sod-uh-mahyz]
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verb (used with object), sod·om·ized, sod·om·iz·ing.
  1. to subject to sodomy; commit sodomy upon.
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Also especially British, sod·om·ise.

Origin of sodomize

First recorded in 1950–55; sodom(y) + -ize
Related formssod·om·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sodomize

sodomize

sodomise

verb
  1. (tr) to be the active partner in anal intercourse
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Word Origin and History for sodomize

v.

1868; see sodomy + -ize. Related: Sodomized; sodomizing. In Dutch slang, besodemieteren means "to deceive," and evidently is built from the traditional notion of "corruption" in Sodom.

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