VOTE The Best Euphemisms for Sex  

Christie Buckner
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Ah, sex. Over the centuries, few things have wielded such power over mankind as the promise of a great romp between the sheets. And because it’s on our minds practically all the time, it’s no wonder it’s been a topic of conversation for almost every person ever. Perhaps that’s why it’s also gotten so many nicknames and aliases throughout history. (Or maybe it’s just because “horizontal tango” sounds a lot more romantic and exciting than “performing coitus” when you’re telling your friend’s about last night’s escapades.) Regardless, here we’ve created a list to pay homage to all the best euphemisms for sex that have spun their way into popular culture.

We kicked things off with a few of our own fun phrases and other names for sex, but we also invite you to add your own favorites as well. A warning to readers in advance: this list has as a lot of potential to get graphic, so it’s not for children or the weak of heart.

That said, if you’re ready to celebrate some of the best euphemisms for the everyone’s favorite activity, you’re in the right place! Here you’ll find some of your favorite, classic sex nicknames and maybe even learn a few new ones. We’ve got everything from classy cover words for doing the nasty to blatant, not so subtle slang for sex. We’ve also included sex terms for specific sexual encounters such as the “quickie” and the “wam bam thank you ma’am.” Enjoy!

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F---ing is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
F---ing

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352 149
Making Love is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Making Love

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289 133
Sleeping Together is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Sleeping Together

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257 142
Getting Laid is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Getting Laid

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243 138
Quickie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Quickie

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Banging is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Banging

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229 137
Getting Lucky is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Getting Lucky

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Getting Some is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Getting Some

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215 130
Doing It is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Doing It

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209 131
Getting It On is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Getting It On

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Hooking Up is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Hooking Up

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Screwing is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Screwing

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159 151
Getting Busy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Getting Busy

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Knocking Boots is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Knocking Boots

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Doing the Nasty/ Doing the Dir... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Doing the Nasty/ Doing the Dirty

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Afternoon Delight is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Afternoon Delight

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Pounding It is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Pounding It

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Roll in the Hay is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Roll in the Hay

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Nooky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Nooky

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Tappin' It is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Tappin' It

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Bumping Uglies is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Bumping Uglies

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Shagging is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Shagging

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Laying Pipe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Paul Nyhart added Laying Pipe

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Horizontal Tango is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Horizontal Tango

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Humping is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Humping

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Fornicating is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Fornicating

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Riding It is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Riding It

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Bump and Grind is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Bump and Grind

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Intimate Relations is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Intimate Relations

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Wam Bam Thank You Ma'am is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Wam Bam Thank You Ma'am

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Getting Boned is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Getting Boned

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Whoopee is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Whoopee

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Scoring is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Scoring

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Humping is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Chris Trend added Humping

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Gettin' Down is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Gettin' Down

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Boinking is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Dave O'Hara added Boinking

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Nailing Someone is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Nailing Someone

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91 174
Plowing is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Plowing

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Nooner is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
beth-jankowski added Nooner

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Smackin' That is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Smackin' That

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Chris Trend added Make Whoopee

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Shaking of the Sheets is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Chris Trend added Shaking of the Sheets

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Sleeping Around is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Sleeping Around

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Home Run is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Home Run

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Porking is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Porking

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Making the Beast With Two Back... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
mohit-sharma added Making the Beast With Two Backs

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Gettin' After It is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Paul Nyhart added Gettin' After It

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Hitting Skins is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Hitting Skins

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Hit and Run is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Hit and Run

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How's Your Father is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Euphemisms for Sex
Chris Trend added How's Your Father