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fellatio

noun

fel·​la·​tio


| \fə-ˈlā-shē-ˌō,

fe-\

variants:

or less commonly
fellation
\ fə-​ˈlā-​shən ,

fe-​
\

Definition of fellatio 

: oral stimulation of the penis

Examples of fellatio in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web


Samantha loses her hair—a clump falls into her hand mid-fellatio, in an especially chastening scene—but survives her disease.

Sascha Cohen, SELF, “I Felt Like I Deserved My Breast Cancer,” 17 May 2018



One thing that seems entirely original, however, is a scene in which the ruthless hitman who serves as the title character forces a hapless victim to simulate fellatio on a Kentucky Fried Chicken drumstick.

Patrick Cooley, cleveland.com, “Before the Crock Pot on ‘This is Us:’ A history of product misplacement,” 26 Jan. 2018



Is this email, and all your post-racial philosophy, an elaborate ruse to trick me into giving you fellatio?

Michael Harriot, The Root, “The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: No Free Lunch,” 8 Sep. 2017



What started as a controversial term for fellatio has blossomed into an all-encompassing term for a specific class of white women.

Michael Harriot, The Root, “The 5 Types of ‘Becky’,” 29 Aug. 2017



OK! But also about fellatio, sodomy, the clitoris with or without G-spot etc.

Madeleine Aggeler, The Cut, “French Doctors Reportedly Suggested Faulty Pelvic-Mesh-Implant Victims Try Anal Sex,” 28 Aug. 2017



In Carrie’s first sex scene, she is gratified by cunnilingus before turning down a request for fellatio and skedaddling off to work.

Teddy Wayne, New York Times, “NYT Living Newsletter,” 8 Oct. 2016

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word ‘fellatio.’ Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback .

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First Known Use of fellatio

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fellatio

New Latin fellation-, fellatio, from Latin felare, fellare, literally, to suck — more at feminine

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fellatio

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fellatio

: the act of stimulating a man’s penis with the mouth for sexual pleasure

See the full definition for fellatio in the English Language Learners Dictionary

fellatio

noun

fel·​la·​tio


| \fə-ˈlā-shē-ˌō,

fe-,

-ˈlät-ē-\

variants:

also
fellation
\ -​ˈlā-​shən

\

plural fellatios
also fellations

Medical Definition of fellatio 

: oral stimulation of the penis

Other Words from fellatio

fellatory

\ ˈfel-​ə-​ˌtȯr-​ē

\

adjective

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fellatio

noun

fel·​la·​tio


| \fə-ˈlā-shē-ˌō,

fe-\

variants:

or less commonly
fellation
\ fə-​ˈlā-​shən ,

fe-​
\

Definition of fellatio 

: oral stimulation of the penis

Examples of fellatio in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web


Samantha loses her hair—a clump falls into her hand mid-fellatio, in an especially chastening scene—but survives her disease.

Sascha Cohen, SELF, “I Felt Like I Deserved My Breast Cancer,” 17 May 2018



One thing that seems entirely original, however, is a scene in which the ruthless hitman who serves as the title character forces a hapless victim to simulate fellatio on a Kentucky Fried Chicken drumstick.

Patrick Cooley, cleveland.com, “Before the Crock Pot on ‘This is Us:’ A history of product misplacement,” 26 Jan. 2018



Is this email, and all your post-racial philosophy, an elaborate ruse to trick me into giving you fellatio?

Michael Harriot, The Root, “The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: No Free Lunch,” 8 Sep. 2017



What started as a controversial term for fellatio has blossomed into an all-encompassing term for a specific class of white women.

Michael Harriot, The Root, “The 5 Types of ‘Becky’,” 29 Aug. 2017



OK! But also about fellatio, sodomy, the clitoris with or without G-spot etc.

Madeleine Aggeler, The Cut, “French Doctors Reportedly Suggested Faulty Pelvic-Mesh-Implant Victims Try Anal Sex,” 28 Aug. 2017



In Carrie’s first sex scene, she is gratified by cunnilingus before turning down a request for fellatio and skedaddling off to work.

Teddy Wayne, New York Times, “NYT Living Newsletter,” 8 Oct. 2016

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word ‘fellatio.’ Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback .

See More

First Known Use of fellatio

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fellatio

New Latin fellation-, fellatio, from Latin felare, fellare, literally, to suck — more at feminine

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about fellatio

Share fellatio

Facebook

Twitter

Resources for fellatio

Cite

Time Traveler

Time Traveler! Explore the year a word first appeared

Dictionary Entries near fellatio

fellah

Fellata

fellate

fellatio

felled

fellen

fellfare

Statistics for fellatio

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for fellatio

The first known use of fellatio was
in 1891

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for fellatio

fellatio

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fellatio

: the act of stimulating a man’s penis with the mouth for sexual pleasure

See the full definition for fellatio in the English Language Learners Dictionary

fellatio

noun

fel·​la·​tio


| \fə-ˈlā-shē-ˌō,

fe-,

-ˈlät-ē-\

variants:

also
fellation
\ -​ˈlā-​shən

\

plural fellatios
also fellations

Medical Definition of fellatio 

: oral stimulation of the penis

Other Words from fellatio

fellatory

\ ˈfel-​ə-​ˌtȯr-​ē

\

adjective

More from Merriam-Webster on fellatio

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with fellatio

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fellatio

noun

fel·​la·​tio


| \fə-ˈlā-shē-ˌō,

fe-\

variants:

or less commonly
fellation
\ fə-​ˈlā-​shən ,

fe-​
\

Definition of fellatio 

: oral stimulation of the penis

Examples of fellatio in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web


Samantha loses her hair—a clump falls into her hand mid-fellatio, in an especially chastening scene—but survives her disease.

Sascha Cohen, SELF, “I Felt Like I Deserved My Breast Cancer,” 17 May 2018



One thing that seems entirely original, however, is a scene in which the ruthless hitman who serves as the title character forces a hapless victim to simulate fellatio on a Kentucky Fried Chicken drumstick.

Patrick Cooley, cleveland.com, “Before the Crock Pot on ‘This is Us:’ A history of product misplacement,” 26 Jan. 2018



Is this email, and all your post-racial philosophy, an elaborate ruse to trick me into giving you fellatio?

Michael Harriot, The Root, “The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: No Free Lunch,” 8 Sep. 2017



What started as a controversial term for fellatio has blossomed into an all-encompassing term for a specific class of white women.

Michael Harriot, The Root, “The 5 Types of ‘Becky’,” 29 Aug. 2017



OK! But also about fellatio, sodomy, the clitoris with or without G-spot etc.

Madeleine Aggeler, The Cut, “French Doctors Reportedly Suggested Faulty Pelvic-Mesh-Implant Victims Try Anal Sex,” 28 Aug. 2017



In Carrie’s first sex scene, she is gratified by cunnilingus before turning down a request for fellatio and skedaddling off to work.

Teddy Wayne, New York Times, “NYT Living Newsletter,” 8 Oct. 2016

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word ‘fellatio.’ Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback .

See More

First Known Use of fellatio

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fellatio

New Latin fellation-, fellatio, from Latin felare, fellare, literally, to suck — more at feminine

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about fellatio

Share fellatio

Facebook

Twitter

Resources for fellatio

Cite

Time Traveler

Time Traveler! Explore the year a word first appeared

Dictionary Entries near fellatio

fellah

Fellata

fellate

fellatio

felled

fellen

fellfare

Statistics for fellatio

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for fellatio

The first known use of fellatio was
in 1891

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for fellatio

fellatio

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fellatio

: the act of stimulating a man’s penis with the mouth for sexual pleasure

See the full definition for fellatio in the English Language Learners Dictionary

fellatio

noun

fel·​la·​tio


| \fə-ˈlā-shē-ˌō,

fe-,

-ˈlät-ē-\

variants:

also
fellation
\ -​ˈlā-​shən

\

plural fellatios
also fellations

Medical Definition of fellatio 

: oral stimulation of the penis

Other Words from fellatio

fellatory

\ ˈfel-​ə-​ˌtȯr-​ē

\

adjective

More from Merriam-Webster on fellatio

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with fellatio

Comments on fellatio

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  • Which answer pairs best with all of the following words: free, stretch, front, furnishings, page, movies
  • couches
    home
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    Sen. Graham accuses Saudi prince


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    The President is a Tariff Man.


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    Several words spike after former president’s death

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