foreskin
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈfɔːskɪn/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈfɔɹskɪn/
  • (rhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /ˈfo(ː)ɹskɪn/
  • (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /ˈfoəskɪn/
Noun

foreskin (plural foreskins)

  1. The nerve-dense, retractable fold of skin which covers and protects the head of the penis in humans and some other animals.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, Genesis 17:14 ↗:
      And the vncircumcised man-child, whose flesh of his foreskinne is not circumcised, that soule shall be cut off from his people: hee hath broken my couenant.
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    The female clitoral hood is homologous with the foreskin.
Synonyms Translations Verb

foreskin (foreskins, present participle foreskinning; past and past participle foreskinned)

  1. To remove the foreskin
  2. To sexually stimulate by manipulating the foreskin.



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