cottaging


cottaging
   seeking a male homosexual partner in a public urinal
   Cottage is a slang name for urinal:
    The Tea Room Trade they call it in America; in England, Cottaging. (Fry, 1991)

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  • Cottaging — This article is about the sexual behavior. For other uses, see Cottage (disambiguation). The appearance of public lavatories, like this one in Pond Square, London, is the origin of the term cottaging. Cottaging is a British gay slang term… …   Wikipedia

  • cottaging — noun a) Sexual activity in a public lavatory, especially involving homosexual or bisexual men. MSM, a term that is reportedly English social work jargon for men seeking sex with men, explores the reasons why men, including heterosexuals, cruise… …   Wiktionary

  • cottaging — [[t]kɒ̱tɪʤɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Cottaging is homosexual activity between men in public toilets. [BRIT, INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • cottaging — cot|tag|ing [ˈkɔtıdʒıŋ US ˈka: ] n [U] BrE informal when a ↑homosexual man goes to a public toilet with the intention of meeting other men for sex …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cottaging — n British visiting, or hanging around in, public lavatories to make sexual contacts. A male homosexual s term from the 1950s which was still in use in the late 1980s …   Contemporary slang

  • cottaging — n. (British Slang) sexual activity in a public toilet between men; act of cruising for sex …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cottaging — noun informal perform homosexual acts in a public toilet. → cottage …   English new terms dictionary

  • cottaging — noun (U) BrE slang the practice of looking for male homosexual partners in a public place such as a toilet …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cottaging — UK [ˈkɒtɪdʒɪŋ] / US [ˈkɑtɪdʒɪŋ] noun [uncountable] British informal sexual activity between gay men in public places such as toilets …   English dictionary

  • cottaging — cottˈaging noun (slang) Soliciting by male homosexuals in public lavatories • • • Main Entry: ↑cottage …   Useful english dictionary


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