See also: Kegel
After Arnold Kegel.
kegel (plural kegels)
- The pubococcygeal muscles.
- 1999 July 19, Hendrik Hertzberg, “The Parent Trap”, in The New Yorker:
- The parenting magazines are on a higher moral plane than the how-to-get-a-guy magazines, just as a man going home to his wife and children (or a woman breast-feeding a baby) is on a higher moral plane than a man out trolling for nookie (or a woman flexing her Kegels in preparation for a date).
- A contraction of the pubococcygeal muscles, performed for the purpose of strengthening them.
- 2014 July 14, Roni Caryn Rabin, “Pelvic Exercises for Men, Too”, in The New York Times:
- Done for a few minutes a day, Kegels can ease childbirth, help with recovery, prevent incontinence — even improve your sex life.
kēgel or kêgel? m
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