have sex

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v have sex have sexual intercourse with "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm","Adam knew Eve","Were you ever intimate with this man?"
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Quotations

  • Jack Handey
    Jack Handey
    “I believe in making the world safe for our children, but not our children's children, because I don't think children should be having sex.”
  • John Malkovich
    John Malkovich
    “I only have two rules for my newly born daughter: she will dress well and never have sex.”
  • Charles M. Smith
    Charles M. Smith
    “When God created two sexes, he may have been overdoing it.”
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore%20Vidal
    “Never miss a chance to have sex or appear on television.”
  • Woody Allen
    Woody%20Allen
    “Sex is the most fun you can have without laughing.”
  • Rodney Dangerfield
    Rodney Dangerfield
    “If it weren't for pickpockets, I'd have no sex life at all.”

Usage

In literature:

He calls them both 'boys,' having no idea yet of the less sublime sex, but he likes the plebeian best.
"The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
It would have sent them to sleep, as sex did Neville.
"Dangerous Ages" by Rose Macaulay
Here you have additional proof of the tremendous physical power of resistance of the so-called weaker sex.
"Atlantis" by Gerhart Hauptmann
But a man's parents, and also his brothers and sisters are to have equal shares, without reference to sex.
"The Women of the Arabs" by Henry Harris Jessup
Wool and linen have almost vanished from the wardrobe of both sexes, and cotton has taken their place.
"The Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844 with a Preface written in 1892" by Frederick Engels
Nobody could have told its sex.
"By the Light of the Soul" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
It is due to their sex, and is the only protection they have against the superior strength of ours.
"Our Deportment" by John H. Young
Let me assure you, on the contrary, that there are many bishops who have large families of both sexes.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, June 20, 1917" by Various
A mosque-keeper of the sterner sex would not have let me in.
"Letters from Egypt" by Lucie Duff Gordon
They seem to think that, as intemperance is not a common vice of their own sex, they have no concern with it.
"A Practical Directory for Young Christian Females" by Harvey Newcomb
You have heard that for some reason he was embittered against our sex.
"Medoline Selwyn's Work" by Mrs. J. J. Colter
This element certainly dominated him, or rather perhaps he was one of those who have successfully invaded the realm of alien sex.
"Among Famous Books" by John Kelman
The other sex appeared to have thrown all discretion and womanliness to the winds.
"Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons" by Henry Charles Mahoney
I am only one of the many thousands of my sex who have had such struggles.
"Lady Rosamond's Secret" by Rebecca Agatha Armour
Another of her age and sex might have gone to bed with a headache, not she.
"The Butterfly House" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Although in the sago industry both sexes have well defined duties.
"The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao" by Fay-Cooper Cole
Both sexes have reddish claws and thread-like antennae.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
Certain theories have been advanced concerning conditions which may influence the sex of the offspring.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
What I would have said to one of the other sex you know already.
"The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 4" by Lord Byron
A man could not see her nose for her eyes and mouth; her own sex could and would have told us some nonsense about it.
"Stories of Comedy" by Various
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In poetry:

is rare in either sex, others like it
have existed before. One may
be a Proustian snob or a sound Jacksonian
democrat, but which of us wants
"Thanksgiving for a Habitat" by W H Auden
Divine Orinda now my labours crown
& if my voice or harp have glory won
Thine was the influence thine the glory be
Thee Colin loves & loves thy sex for thee
"Satyr X. Colin" by Thomas Parnell
Indeed, this tin that held sardine
My sad soul sorely vexes.
The fish it harbored might have been
Unwed, and mixed in sexes!
Good brothers, can you wonder then,
That seaside damsels mix with men?
"The Minglers" by C J Dennis
- You cite exceptions, madam, that are sad,
But come in the red struggle of our growth.
Alas, that I should have to say it! bad
Is two-sexed upon earth: this which you do,
Shows animal impatience, mental sloth:
Man monstrous! pining seraphs you!
"A Ballad Of Fair Ladies In Revolt" by George Meredith

In news:

It is hard to see how two people can have sex if there is no one place where it occurs.
Do your lips have sex appeal.
Former US Rep Mel Reynolds, who was convicted of having sex with an underage girl in the 1990s and then convicted on bank fraud charges, is now running for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s seat in Congress.
In 2007, the Minnesota Supreme Court ordered a new trial for John Bussmann, a priest from Rogers convicted of having sex with female parishioners who had sought his guidance.
Police investigate a suspected sexual predator accused of having sex with two teenage sisters.
Among her effects were documents about people who enjoyed having sex with corpses .
A former Corpus Christi police officer has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after pleading guilty to having sex with a minor, KIII-TV says.
A criminal complaint alleges Bongaarts had sex or tried having sex with the female inmate seven times over the last two months at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Togo.
A police officer is under investigation by the Shilin District Prosecutors' Office on suspicion of having sex with a 15-year-old girl under his investigation and counseling .
A 2004 study by the National Opinion Research Center found that the typical American has sex 66 times a year, while young married couples have sex 84 times a year.
Sex- crazed Angelina Jolie lookalike 'forces taxi driver to have sex.
Talk about a fantasy gone awry: A dangerous Angelina Jolie look-alike allegedly forced a cab driver to have sex with.
It's home to Cheeseheads, lots of badgers, Miller Brewing Company, and that guy who was caught having sex with a couch.
Silvio Berlusconi Denies Having Sex With Underage Dancer .
The 34-year-old Smith was just handed a state prison sentence of up to 40 years for having sex with two students.
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In science:

A and B are exhaustive and mutually exclusive groups, i.e., B = ¯A; for example, if A represents the group of people that have had sex with a minor; B would stand for the people that haven’t.
Negative Surveys
For example, Q1 could read “Have you had sex with a minor?” and Q2: “Do you belong to the YMCA?” This variant is know as the unrelated question or paired-alternative method Horvitz et al. (1967); Moors (1971); Chaudhuri and Mukerjee (1988).
Negative Surveys
To this end, we have repeated the classification problem carried out in , where the authors handle a data set consisting of the growth curves of a sample of 39 boys and 54 girls, with the goal to classify them, by sex, using just this information.
The random Tukey depth
One ma jor obstacle academics of both sexes frequently face is the tension between having a family and maintaining the competitive curriculum vitae necessary for attaining a desirable academic position.
Challenges facing young astrophysicists
For example, if two persons have same age, sex and job, we can say that they are similar.
Link Prediction Based on Local Random Walk
Overall 19 students reported having used substances. A naive logistic regression model with X as an indicator that the sex of the adolescent is male shows a significant effect of sex (Table 4.2).
Exponential-family Random Network Models
Others have found the cells to have a normal complement of chromosomes, but the cells in the two bilateral halves are of different sex.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
In humans females have the homomorphic XX sex chromosomes and the males have the heteromorphic XY sex chromosomes.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Unlike humans, chicken sex chromosomes have the opposite heteromorphic sorting.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
The cells of female chickens have the heteromorphic ZW sex chromosomes while the males have homomorphic sex chromosomes ZZ.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Almost all of cells of the male half of the Rooster-Hen were male cells having the homomorphic ZZ sex chromosomes of roosters.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
In addition to sexually mixed morphology, gynandromorphs can have conflicting sex based behavior .
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Thus, under the network theory of gynandromorphs there may exist organisms that are of the same sex (are not gynandromorphs) but that have non symmetrical or non-coherent body sections because their development was directed by distinct but same-sex developmental control networks.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
An evolutionary explanation for this finding was first given by Fisher , who showed that individuals producing more children of the rarer sex have a higher fitness because they will have more grandchildren.
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
Bacteria pretend not to have sex but sometimes they engage in exchange of genome. (“parasex”).
The Penna Model of Biological Aging
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