sex

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Traduções principais
InglêsPortuguês
sex nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (coitus, love) (coito)sexo sm
 The couple has sex twice per week.
 O casal faz sexo duas vezes por semana.
sex nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (biology: male, female) (gênero)sexo sm
 It is very hard to determine the sex of some birds.
 É muito difícil determinar o sexo de alguns pássaros.
 
Traduções complementares
InglêsPortuguês
sex adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sexual)sexual adj
 Sex education is required at most American schools.
sex nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sexual attraction)sexo sm
  atração sexual loc sf
 The shapely woman radiated sex, and men flocked around her.
sex vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (determine sex of a animal)determinar o sexo loc vt
 The veterinarian sexed the chicks and divided them into males and females.
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anal sex nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sex via the anus)sexo anal loc sm
 According to the survey, half of all men and women have attempted anal sex.
coeducational,
co-educational,
also UK: mixed,
mixed-sex
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
mainly US (school: for both sexes) (escola: ambos os sexos)misto adj
 The school Valerie went to was coeducational, but she is a teacher at an all-girls' school.
coeducational school,
co-educational school,
also UK: mixed school,
mixed-sex school
mainly US (school for both sexes) (ambos os sexos)escola mista loc sf
the fair sex nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. idiom, dated, offensive (women, girls)sexo frágil loc sm
 It's a myth that the fair sex aren't as cool-headed as men.
have sex vtr + n (have intercourse)fazer sexo expres v
  (informal)transar vt
 Having sex is an important component of marriage.
mixed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (for both sexes)misto adj
  unissex adj
 Our local swimming pool has mixed changing rooms.
opposite sex nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (man if woman, woman if man)sexo oposto loc sm
 John does not understand how to speak to the opposite sex.
premarital sex nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (intercourse before marriage) (relação sexual antes do casamento)sexo pré-marital sm
 I don't believe in premarital sex: I'm going to wait till I'm married.
same-sex adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (relationship: gay)homossexual adj
  (anglicismo, informal)gay adj
  do mesmo sexo loc adj
 Same-sex marriage is such a contested issue everywhere.
second sex (subordinate sex)segundo sexo loc sm
sex act nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sexual intercourse)ato sexual loc sm
 They were arrested for performing a sex act in public!
sex appeal nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sexual attractiveness)sensualidade sf
  (estrangeirismo.)sex appeal loc sm
 She didn't have much sex appeal after shaving her head and having her face tattooed.
sex change nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (gender reassignment)mudança de sexo sf
 Derek underwent a sex change last year.
sex chromosome nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (DNA that determines sex)cromossomo sexual loc sm
 In females, the sex chromosomes are the two X chromosomes.
sex crime nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sexual act without consent)crime sexual sm
 Child rape is the worst sex crime.
sex discrimination nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (prejudice, bias based on gender) (preconceito ou viés baseado no gênero)discriminação sexual sf
 The company has a policy to prevent sex discrimination at work.
sex drive nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sexual desire) (desejo por relação sexual)instinto sexual sm
  desejo sexual sm
  libido sf
 After his surgery he had little sex drive.
sex goddess nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (very attractive woman)símbolo sexual loc sm
  (figurado, mulher atraente)deusa do sexo loc sf
 Jayne Mansfield was one of the biggest sex goddesses of the 1950s.
sex hormone nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (substance controlling physical development)hormônio sexual loc sm
 Oestrogen is the primary female sex hormone.
sex kitten nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, slang (sexually assertive young woman) (figurado, gíria)gatinha sf
  (figurado, gíria)gostosona sf
 The actress doesn't consider herself to be a sex kitten.
sex object nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sb] valued only for their attractiveness) (figurado, pejorativo)objeto sexual loc sm
 I'm sick and tired of you treating me like some kind of sex object.
sex offender nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] convicted of sexual assault)agressor sexual sm
 All American states keep a register of sex offenders.
sex organs nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (genitalia) (genitália)órgãos sexuais loc sm pl
 Elephants have very large sex organs.
sex surrogate nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (therapist who uses sex to treat [sb])terapeuta sexual smf
 A sex surrogate treats patients with sexual difficulties through talk, touching, and intercourse.
sex toy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (device or aid for sexual stimulation)brinquedo sexual sm
 Sex toys are becoming increasingly popular.
sex [sb] up,
sex up [sb]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(arouse sexually)excitar vt
  atrair vt
 Here are some tips on how to sex a woman up.
sex [sth] up,
sex up [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
figurative (make more exciting)sexualizar vt
  tornar sensual expres v
 The newspaper sexed up the story in order to make it more interesting for their readers.
sex-change operation nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (gender reassignment surgery)cirurgia de mudança de sexo sf
 Sam underwent a sex-change operation to change from a man to a woman.
sexual abuse,
sex abuse
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(indecent assault)abuso sexual sm
 Jacobs is facing a charge of sexual abuse for allegedly abusing a minor.
sexual offender,
sex offender
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
([sb] convicted of a sex crime)agressor sexual sm
single-sex adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (school: girls- or boys-only) (escola: somente garotos ou garotas)de sexo único loc adj
 There are pros and cons to single-sex education.
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