Coitus-interruptus meaning

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Sexual intercourse deliberately interrupted by withdrawal of the penis from the vagina prior to ejaculation.
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Sexual intercourse in which the penis is withdrawn before ejaculation in an effort to avoid the deposit of semen in the vagina.
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Sexual intercourse deliberately interrupted by withdrawal of the penis from the vagina prior to ejaculation.
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Sexual intercourse interrupted by withdrawal of the penis before ejaculation.
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Origin of coitus-interruptus

  • New Latin Latin coitus coitus Latin interruptus past participle of interrumpere to interrupt

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin coitus (“sexual intercourse”) + interruptus (“interrupted, cut short”), the present participle of interrumpo (“to interrupt, to cut short”).

    From Wiktionary