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sleep around

To engage in sexual intercourse with many different partners. Apparently they have an open relationship and don't mind when the other person sleeps around. I had a reputation for sleeping around in college, but they were just baseless rumors.
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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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For instance, if your new beau is superhot and haft your age and you have reluctantly agreed to let him sleep around because you want to keep showing him off at pool parties, think hard before you call this an open relationship.
The building has a main hall on the floor level with dormitories upstairs to sleep around 40 Scouts or Guides.
Chantal says that if her children want to sleep around there is nothing she can do to stop them.
Older people are more sensitive to signals sent from the hypothalamus, which is connected to the optic nerve and encourages most people to go to sleep around 9 p.
New York, May 1 ( ANI ): Pink has admitted that her sexual songs are an attempt to disprove the notion that men who sleep around are praiseworthy and women are sluts.
CORONATION Street star Bill Roache has advised other men to fall in love and not sleep around - despite his own womanising ways.
Q I HAVE never met a woman who can satisfy me sexually and I wonder if I'm doomed simply to sleep around.
I HEARD a mother of three daughters argue on the radio the other day that she wasn't going to let her daughters have the new cervical cancer jab because it would encourage them to sleep around.
I had just got off work and went to sleep around 1 a.