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be intimate with (someone)

euphemism To participate in a sex act with someone. I hope Kristina realizes that she's too young to be intimate with anyone. Can you believe that Grandma asked me if I've been intimate with Ted? How embarrassing!
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get intimate with (someone)

euphemism To participate in a sex act with someone. I hope Kristina realizes that she's too young to get intimate with anyone. Can you believe that Grandma asked me if I've gotten intimate with Ted? How embarrassing!
See also: get, intimate

have intimate relations with (one)

euphemism To have sex with one. Can you believe that Grandma asked me if I've had intimate relations with Ted? How embarrassing!
See also: have, intimate, relation

intimate apparel

euphemism Women's undergarments. In some stores, such items are sold in a section called "Intimate Apparel." She was sorting her laundry and all of her, um, intimate apparel was just strewn all over the couch—I couldn't stop blushing! You'll find girdles in our Intimate Apparel section.
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intimate to (someone)

To suggest, hint, or insinuate something to someone. A noun or pronoun can be used between "intimate" and "to." I tried to intimate to Ed that he needed to take his elbows off the table, but he didn't get any of my hints. If you want something done, you can't just intimate your wishes to people—you have to be direct.
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intimate with (someone)

euphemism Referring to participating in a sex act with someone. I hope Kristina realizes that she's too young to be intimate with anyone. Can you believe that Grandma asked me if I've been intimate with Ted? How embarrassing!
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have intimate relations with someone

Euph. to have sex with someone. I understand that Jim once had intimate relations with Sarah. Rumor has it that she has had intimate relations with someone other than her husband.
See also: have, intimate, relation

intimate apparel

Euph. women's underwear. "You'll find bras and body shapers in the intimate apparel," said the salesclerk at the department store. The catalog features intimate apparel for the grande dame.
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intimate something to someone

to suggest or imply something to someone. What are you intimating to me? I intimated nothing at all to you.
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*intimate with someone

Euph. having sexual intercourse with someone. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) He had never been intimate with a woman before. They were intimate with each other for the first time that night.
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Intimate partner violence against women during pregnancy: A critical reading from a gender perspective.
The research, which takes into account information about intimate health provided by 1,435 adult women from Canada, has revealed that intimate hygiene products are popular among the female population, but their use worryingly correlates with a heightened risk of vaginal or urinary tract infections (UTIs).
"With a sizeable proportion of individuals seemingly willing to abuse the intimate data they have on their ex-partners, individuals should always make sure they are careful when sharing anything intimate and know exactly where it is being stored.
The study noted 70 percent of couples share passwords, PINs or fingerprints to access their personal devices and 26 percent store some type of intimate data on their partner's device: such as intimate messages from/to the partner (14 percent), intimate photos of themselves (12 percent) and intimate videos of them and their partner (11 percent).
Some parents may have teens who already have an intimate piercing.
The aim of the new law is to protect children and young people from the potential health harms which can be caused by an intimate piercing.
The change will come under the Public Health (Wales) Act 2017, making it an offence to arrange or perform intimate piercings on children and young people.
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The drive aims to lift the taboo surrounding women's intimate health and educate females about common conditions like bacterial vaginosis and thrush.
A Scottish Government public awareness campaign reinforcing the criminal consequences of sharing intimate images or films without permission accompanies the new Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Act 2016.
The global intimate wipes market is prognosticated to gather pace in its growth due to the rising popularity of products manufactured by leading players.
Here in the heart of the city, amidst the bustling crowds and vibrant streets, the perfect setting can still be found to celebrate an intimate wedding in the company of your near dearest.
Summary: women intimate care market report provides analysis for the period 2016--2026, wherein 2018 to 2026 is the forecast period and 2017 is the base year.