pop (one's) cherry

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pop (one's) cherry

1. vulgar slang (of someone else) To have sexual intercourse with a virgin, especially a female. Before you go popping a girl's cherry, you had better make damn sure that you and she are both totally ready to sleep with each other.
2. vulgar slang (of oneself) To have sexual intercourse for the first time. There is nothing wrong with waiting until you're absolutely ready before you pop your cherry. Too many people try to pressure you into it from too young an age.
3. vulgar slang (of oneself) To do something for the first time, especially that which is particularly daunting, difficult, dangerous, or illegal. Somebody pass Marcus the joint, he still needs to pop his cherry tonight! For her birthday, I bought my friend Samantha a voucher so she could pop her cherry sky diving.
See also: cherry, pop
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When Andy's pals discover he's never popped his cherry, they decide to do something about it.
The school spanner had at last popped his cherry - but with a man.
Unknown to his workmates, the poor chap has never popped his cherry and instead of wooing the gals, he spends his evenings reading horror comics, playing videogames and collecting action figures.