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sex talk (countable and uncountable, plural sex talks)

  1. (idiomatic, uncountable) Flirtatious conversation, used as foreplay or for seduction.
  2. (countable) An explanation of sex given to a child.
    • 2015, Donna Freitas, Sex and the Soul: Juggling Sexuality, Spirituality, Romance, and Religion on America's College Campuses, Oxford University Press, USA →ISBN, page 238
      And although plenty of parents take the sex talk in stride, begin early, and are thorough, many other parents tremble at this part of their job.
    • 2015, Jonathan McKee, More Than Just the Talk: Becoming Your Kids' Go-To Person About Sex, Baker Books →ISBN
      Yes, I realize most parents have attempted “the sex talk” at least once, usually when the school is about to teach sex ed or the neighbor girl gets pregnant.
    • 2010, Erin A. Munroe, When Big Issues Happen to Little Girls: How to Prepare, React, and Manage Your Emotions So You Can Best Support Your Daughter, Health Communications, Inc. →ISBN, page 93
      The sex talk isn't about scaring your kids out of having sex. It is about making sure that they understand what sex is, what to expect, how to protect themselves, and where to find answers to their questions.
    • 2011, Dr. Fred Kaeser, What Your Child Needs to Know About Sex: A Straight-Talking Guide for Parents, Celestial Arts →ISBN, page 100
      I suppose that if your sex talks are preachy and bossy, or your talks are void of any sense of involvement or connection with your child, then you can expect no positive returns and possibly even some negative ones.
    • year unknown, Bill Farrel, 10 Questions Kids Ask About Sex, ebooks want
      If you make the place and experience a positive one each time you discuss sexual matters, your child will connect sex talks to feelings of closeness with you and/or your spouse.