Condom meaning

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A flexible sheath, usually made of latex or polyurethane, designed to cover the penis during sexual intercourse for contraceptive purposes or as a means of preventing sexually transmitted diseases.
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A similar device, consisting of a loose-fitting polyurethane or synthetic rubber sheath closed at one end, that is inserted into the vagina before sexual intercourse.
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A flexible sleeve made of latex or other impermeable material such as sheepskin, worn over an erect penis during intercourse as a contraceptive or as a way to prevent the spread of STDs.
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A similar device, consisting of a loose-fitting polyurethane or synthetic rubber sheath closed at one end, that is inserted into the vagina before sexual intercourse.
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A thin protective sheath for the penis, generally of latex, used to prevent venereal infection or as a contraceptive.
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A thin, lubricated polyurethane sheath placed in the vagina to prevent venereal infection or as a contraceptive.
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A flexible sheath, usually made of latex or polyurethane, designed to cover the penis during sexual intercourse for contraceptive purposes or as a means of preventing sexually transmitted diseases.
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Origin of condom

  • Origin unknown
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Unknown. Many theories exist. See Italian guantone, from guanto (“a glove”)
    From Wiktionary