Definitions

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  • adv. In a sexual manner: erotically.
  • adv. With respect to sex (either of the two divisions of organisms).
  • adv. With respect to sexual intercourse.
  • adv. By means of sexual intercourse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a sexual manner or relation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By means of sex; in the sexual relation; after the manner of the sexes: as, to propagate sexually.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. by sexual means
  • adv. with respect to sexuality

Etymologies

sexual +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I think part of the reason is we use the term "sexually transmitted disease" to describe these types of afflictions, and then turn the focus on "safe sex" to keep from getting them "safe sex" generally meaning "protected sex" with a condom.

    Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.: Oral Gonorrhea? Yes, You Can Get Gonorrhea of the Mouth and Throat

  • It's really too bad that the term sexually retarded is so politically incorrect.

    Topic for discussion

  • We're also seeing it in late-night comedy, where a former writer for David Letterman wrote a scathing article of what she called a sexually charged atmosphere.

    CNN Transcript Nov 2, 2009

  • We're also seeing in a late night comedy where a former writer for David Letterman wrote a scathing article of what she called a sexually charged atmosphere.

    CNN Transcript Nov 2, 2009

  • Police say they now know Brianna was strangled in what they call a sexually motivated crime.

    CNN Transcript Feb 18, 2008

  • Police say they now know Brianna was strangled in what she call a sexually motivated crime.

    CNN Transcript Feb 17, 2008

  • Jones accuses Kellogg, Brown and Root, the subsidiary of allowing what she called a sexually charged atmosphere in the work place.

    CNN Transcript Dec 11, 2007

  • CANDIOTTI: As Haggard goes through spiritual restoration for what he called sexually immoral conduct, Haggard will have to face his demons working with a select group of advisers.

    CNN Transcript Nov 12, 2006

  • Haggard agreed to resign after the board of the church he founded announced he would be dismissed for what it called sexually immoral conduct.

    CNN Transcript Nov 4, 2006

  • The church oversight board has decided Haggard committed what it calls sexually immoral conduct.

    CNN Transcript Nov 5, 2006

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