What is another word for carnal knowledge?

Pronunciation: [kˈɑːnə͡l nˈɒlɪd͡ʒ] (IPA)

Carnal knowledge is a phrase used to describe sexual intercourse. However, there are several other synonyms that can be used instead. Some commonly used terms include sexual relations, intimacy, lovemaking, copulation, and intercourse. More modern and slang terms include hooking up, getting it on, doing the deed, and bumping uglies. While these terms may differ in their connotations and level of formality, they all refer to the physical act of sexual intercourse. It is important to use appropriate language when referring to sexual activity and to be mindful of any potential discomfort or offense that may be caused by certain wording.

Synonyms for Carnal knowledge:

What are the hypernyms for Carnal knowledge?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Carnal knowledge?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the meronyms for Carnal knowledge?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.
  • meronyms for carnal knowledge (as nouns)

Famous quotes with Carnal knowledge

  • We are no nearer heaven on the top of Mount Cenis than at the bottom of the sea; take the distance with your astrolabe. They debase God even to the carnal knowledge of women, to so many times, and so many generations.
    Michel de Montaigne
  • 'Acquiring carnal knowledge is like swimming in the sea ... The sea's so beautiful to look at, so wonderful to swim in, but you must never bathe unless it's safe. People so often drown in the sea and some coasts are so very dangerous, ... like the Coast of Gower.'
    Susan Howatch

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