What is another word for latch on?

101 synonyms found


[ lˈat͡ʃ ˈɒn], [ lˈat‍ʃ ˈɒn], [ l_ˈa_tʃ ˈɒ_n]

How to use "Latch on" in context?

Though unintentional, "latch on" is one of the more common dangerous sexual behaviors. Essentially, "latch on" involves a person pressing their body against another person in a sexual way, using their body as a barrier between them and the other person. The person engaging in latch on is often trying to feel closer to the other person, or they may be looking for a physical connection. Usually, the person initiating the latch on either does not intend to hurt or rape the other person, but their actions can lead to coercive and violent behaviors.

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