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sleep around (with someone)

Inf. to have sex with several partners over time; to be promiscuous. They say she sleeps around with just anybody all the time. Yes, she sleeps around.
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sleep around

Engage in sex promiscuously, as in Fortunately, no one mentioned that both of them had slept around in their younger days . [Colloquial; 1920s]
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sleep around

v.
1. To be sexually active with more than one partner: I'm surprised they're getting married, considering how much they both sleep around.
2. sleep around on To be sexually unfaithful to someone: I am certain my spouse is sleeping around on me.
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MY initial reaction to the scheme was one of horror because you think that it's just giving teenagers a chance to sleep around, as they can go and get contraception.
NAME the artist and song and you could win a prize: Are you sure that you're mine Aren't you dating other guys Cos' you're so cheap And I'm not lying You're not worthy of my time Somebody saw you sleep around the town And I've got proof because the word's going around Entries to r.
He never denies cheating on Kill Bill actress Uma, even insisting great leaders sleep around.
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But I told her I'm not like my mates who sleep around.
Firbank added: "It's a characteristic of powerful men to sleep around, and the more powerful they are, the more opportunities they have.
The confident Irish star says she can't sleep around as men become besotted.
There are a minority of Essex girls who sleep around.
But Church leaders say it will encourage youngsters to sleep around and makes fun of a serious issue.
Why is it still considered perfectly OK for blokes to sleep around, but not for women?