EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin coitus.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkəʊ.ɪ.təs/, /ˈkɔɪ.təs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɔɪ.təs/, /ˈkoʊ.ɪ.təs/

NounEdit

coitus (countable and uncountable, plural coituses)

  1. (formal or humorous) Sexual intercourse, especially involving penile-vaginal penetration.
    • 2006 October 2nd, Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, The Big Bang Theory, “Pilot”, screenplay (revised first draft), act one, scene A (page 26):
      Wolowitz:   Hang on. There really is a lady here?
      Leonard:   Uh-huh.
      Wolowitz:   And you want us out because you’re anticipating coitus?
      Leonard:   No, she’s just a friend.
      Wolowitz:   So she’s available for coitus?
      Leonard:   No, she’s – –

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LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From coeō +‎ -tus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

coitus m (genitive coitūs); fourth declension

  1. a coming or meeting
  2. a joining, combination
  3. sexual intercourse

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative coitus coitūs
Genitive coitūs coituum
Dative coituī coitibus
Accusative coitum coitūs
Ablative coitū coitibus
Vocative coitus coitūs

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: coit
  • English: coitus
  • Galician: coito
  • Portuguese: coito
  • Romanian: coit
  • Swedish: coitus

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