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coitus interruptus

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Sexual intercourse deliberately interrupted by withdrawal of the penis from the vagina prior to ejaculation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Sexual intercourse interrupted by withdrawal of the penis before ejaculation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a method of birth control in which coitus is initiated but the penis is deliberately withdrawn before ejaculation

Etymologies

New Latin : Latin coitus, coitus + Latin interruptus, past participle of interrumpere, to interrupt.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin coitus ("sexual intercourse") + interruptus ("interrupted, cut short"), the present participle of interrumpo ("to interrupt, to cut short"). (Wiktionary)

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