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Pronunciation:  'intur`kowrs

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  1. [n]  the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
  2. [n]  communication between individuals

INTERCOURSE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: carnal knowledge, coition, coitus, congress, copulation, relation, sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation, social intercourse
 See Also: ass, communion, criminal congress, defloration, fuck, fucking, hank panky, insemination, intercommunication, nookie, nooky, penetration, piece of ass, roll in the hay, screw, screwing, sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice, shag, sharing, shtup, unlawful carnal knowledge



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In"ter*course\, n. [Formerly entercourse, OF.
entrecours commerce, exchange, F. entrecours a reciprocal
right on neighboring lands, L. intercursus a running between,
fr. intercurrere to run between. See {Inter-}, and {Course}.]
A commingling; intimate connection or dealings between
persons or nations, as in common affairs and civilities, in
correspondence or trade; communication; commerce; especially,
interchange of thought and feeling; association; communion.

      This sweet intercourse Of looks and smiles. --Milton.

{Sexual intercourse}, sexual or carnal connection; coition.

Syn: Communication; connection; commerce; communion;
     fellowship; familiarity; acquaintance.

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