sexlike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sex +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

sexlike ‎(comparative more sexlike, superlative most sexlike)

  1. Resembling sex or some aspect of it.
    • 1977, Hardin B. Jones, ‎Helen C. Jones, Sensual Drugs: Deprivation and Rehabilitation of the Mind (page 111)
      Because many drugs produce a sexlike pleasure, there is a close relationship between drug taking and sex. Both sexual and drug-induced sensations command attention and condition the brain to seek repetition of the experience.
    • 1993, Robert Wesson, Beyond natural selection
      Some bacteria occasionally have a sexlike process, or conjugation []