copulate copulate  /ˈkɑp jə ˌleɪt/


  • (v) engage in sexual intercourse


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  1. Meanwhile, Barbara Cole and other volunteers, male and female, were busy using the Cole method to teach men and women patients how to copulate successfully.
  2. Their short legs and oversize breasts leave them unable to run, fly or even copulate; they have to be artificially inseminated.
  3. In fast, documentary-style, the camera jostles through the dank alleys of Manila's slums and into the queasy, crowded rooms where the performers copulate on lumpy mattresses.


  1. Jerry Saltz on the Armory’s (Very, Very Dirty) Paul McCarthy Show

    Paul McCarthy's building-filling video and sculptural installation at the Park Avenue Armory opened last night. In it, videos depict actors, costumed and not, playing the roles of Walt Disney characters like Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. One Dwarf is called "Too Happy"; another, seeming to copulate with a roast ... More »
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Vulture

  2. Why Male Dark Fishing Spiders Spontaneously Die After Sex

    It's a unusually cruel fate even in the twisted world of spider sex: When male dark fishing spiders copulate, they die -- death is the?unavoidable consequence of the mechanism by which males transfer sperm to females.        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Wired News


  • ...ranged from your better-known swear words to other pejorative and derogatory terms, some quite obscure, such as "tup" --which Cappelletto says means "to copulate with a sheep."
    on Apr 7, 2010 By: Brian Cappelletto Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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