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breeding

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NounEdit

breeding (uncountable)

  1. The process through which propagation, growth or development occurs.
    Your dog has had good breeding.
  2. The act of insemination by natural or artificial means.
  3. The act of copulation in animals.
  4. The good manners regarded as characteristic of the aristocracy and conferred by heredity.
  5. Nurture; education; formation of manners.
    • Shakespeare
      She had her breeding at my father's charge.
  6. Descent; pedigree; extraction.
    • Shakespeare
      Honest gentlemen, I know not your breeding.
  7. (gay slang) Ejaculation inside the rectum during bareback anal sex, usually applied to gay pornography.

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AdjectiveEdit

breeding (not comparable)

  1. Of, relating to or used for breeding.
    Your toothbrush is a breeding ground for bacteria.

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VerbEdit

breeding

  1. Present participle of breed.
    Through genetic manipulation and harsh training, I am breeding a species of super-dogs to take over the world.

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