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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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Sleeping around to get to the top often borders on sexual harassment -- something that many organisations aren't equipped to deal with.
On one occasion, in May, he accused her of sleeping around, and on another swore at her.
She had a male attitude of sleeping around and it fascinated me," she added.
The court was told that Edwards, who played at the legendary Star Club in Hamburg, repeatedly phoned his wife Esther, swearing at her and accusing her of sleeping around.
SO Becks has been sleeping around and this time we have the pictures to prove it!
If you are sleeping around, I don't think school is your priority.
She doesn't know he's been sleeping around with other women...
In other words he meant one of them was sleeping around.
Despite her sexy image, she revea led: "I've only been with two men my entire life." And the Tran sformers s tar is defi nitely not a fan of sleeping around. Mega said: "The idea makes me sick.
They emerge reborn, ready to rub out the memory of their relationship by sleeping around.
The reality TV star is reportedly devastated that Lamar Odom has been accused of sleeping around for the second time.
All I'll say is that if your husband is sleeping around, make sure he always uses condoms - with you as well.
I don't think it's safe for either of us, but it's her house and I feel awkward saying anything in case she thinks I'm criticising her for sleeping around. I can't afford to move out.
"It's no sort of life (sleeping around) and it's not something to boast about."
But many are challenging boys for status by using weapons and said they earned respect by not sleeping around.