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Definition of "sodomy" [sod•om•y]

  • Any of various forms of sexual intercourse held to be unnatural or abnormal, especially anal intercourse or bestiality. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sodomy" in a sentence
  • "The men of Sodom tell Lot to hand over the male visitors so that they may "know" them, i.e. sexually know them giving rise to the term "sodomy"."
  • "In any serious context, most Americans would use the term sodomy rather than the term buggery, just to avoid being judged to use Vulgar or obscene slang."
  • "The term sodomy is a translator's term to translate Hebrew words that never mean sodomy in the sense of anal intercourse between males."