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Glossary of Adult Toys & Sex Terminology


adult toys - an adult toy (or sex toy) is any object that is mainly used for creating sexual pleasure or stimulation. The most popular adult toys and sex toys are designed to resemble male and female genitals and body parts and can be classified into distinct groups such as vibrating or non-vibrating (dildos). Other examples of adult toys and sex toys include include sex swings, sex pillows / angled sex cushions, sex furniture, BDSM apparatuses, fisting slings. (Contraceptives, video pornography, condoms and lubes are not considered to be categorized as adult toys / sex toys.)

analingus - Oral sex involving mouth to anus contact.

animae vibrator - "Animae" is a term for Japanese animation. An animae vibrator can include both vibrators with animae character graphics, or vibrators which physical shape resemble an animae character.

animae love doll - An animae love doll is a blow up or inflatable sex doll with the appearance of a japanese animae cartoon character.

aphrodisiacs - something arousing or intensifying sexual desire.


BDSM - BDSM is a blanket term referring to the practice of a full spectrum of mainstream personal activities, sexual interations and forms of interpersonal relationships. Many activities can be defined as BDSM; Eexamples: sexual roleplaying, forms of dominance, submission, bondage, discipline, punishment, sadomasochism, sexual fetishism and power exchange.

best adult toys - "Best" in reference to adult toys, meaning of the highest quality, excellence, most desirable, popular or standing.

best sex toys - "Best" in reference to sex toys, meaning of the highest quality, excellence, most desirable, popular or standing.

bingo vibrator - The Bingo vibrator is an innovative, highly sought after, new vibrator from Japan. This unusual looking, rabbit-style vibrator looks somewhat like an animae sea cucumber -- but has an impressively powerful motor. The Bingo vibrator has a firm shaft and clitoral stimulator that is covered with tiny tingling jelly spikes which hit all the right spots at all the right times. A super superb quality vibe deserving of any bedside drawer.

bondage - The state or practice of being physically restrained or bound, as by being tied up, chained, or put in handcuffs for sexual gratification by or subjected to some external power or control.

bullet vibrator - a small bullet-shaped vibrator. One of the earliest small-sized vibrators on the market, the Bullet continues to be one of the best adult toys on the marketing, winning praise for both its versatility as a clitoral and a vaginal G-spot vibrator. A good choice for amateurs or those starting a sex toy collection. Available in various colours and metallic materials. Also see Screaming O bullet vibrators, Silver bullet vibrator, Colt bullet vibrator, Dual bullet vibrator, Egg bullet vibrator

butt plugs - a Butt plug (or anal plug) are adult toys or sex toys similar to a dildo (but shorter) designed to be inserted in the anus and rectum. They typically have a flared end to prevent the plug from being lost inside of the rectum. Also see jewel butt plug, silicone butt plug, bootie butt plug, cobalt blue glass but plug, moon glass butt plug

butterfly vibrator 
- The butterfly vibrator is a butterfly body-shaped clitoral sex toy. (and rated as one of the best adult toys for women.) Butterfly vibrators are made from the typical adult toy / sex toy materials such as silicone, latex, jelly, and plastic. Attached straps are positioned on the females waist and thighs so the butterfly vibrator body sits comfortably on that special spot, with the butterfly vibrator wings providing the stimulation directly on the clitoris and labia. Strap-on Butterfly vibrators can be grouped into the following categories: Traditional Butterfly Vibrator, Remote Control Butterfly, and the Butterfly with anal or vaginal stimulators.

butterfly with anal and/or vaginal stimulators - A butterfly vibrator with a dildo or butt plug attached to the body. In some cases, both stimulators can be attached giving a user the double penetration of anal and vaginal walls, while also giving clitoral stimulation.


clitoris - a female sexual organ homologous to the penis.

clitoral stimulation
 - stimulation of the clitoris.

climax - an orgasm. 

cock rings - a ring that is placed around a males cock and / or cock and balls. The cock ring helps to enhance a males erection and ability to last longer during sex. Learn more about cock and ball rings

condoms - a thin sheath, usually of very thin latex rubber, worn over the penis during sexual intercourse to prevent conception or sexually transmitted disease. 

cunnilingus - Oral sex involving mouth to vagina (or vulva) contact.


dams - Oral sex dams are most commonly known for use during cunnilingus and analingus, to protect against the transmission of bodily fluids and sexually transmitted diseases. A dam is a thin square of latex (or silicone) that is placed over the vulva or anus to allow safe oral stimulation of the areas without skin to skin contact or transmission of bodily fluids. Dams are also commonly referred to as dental dams.

Delight vibrator - a innovative, high quality elastomer / 100% silicone vibrator made by the German manufacturer Fun Factory.

dick plumper cream - a topical cream used as a male enhancer to increase penis size.

dock johnson
 - dock johnson is a popular brand of manufactured adult toys and sex toys. Featured products are: Dongs, Dildos & Butt Plugs, Vibrators, Doc Johnson Rabbit Vibrator, Doc Johnson iVibe Rabbit Vibrator, Sleeves On/For Vibrators, Vaginas, Masturbators & Pumps, Extensions/Simulators, Assorted Specialties, Vac-U-Lock Modular System, Vibro-Erotics, Ultimate Electric Collection, Lotions/Potions & Aphrodisiacs, International Supercocks, Love Kits, Vibrating Eggs & Bullets, Love Dolls, Sex Novelties, Red's Black Leather, The Leather Collection, Ecstasy Lingerie, Men's Bodyware, Sensual Body Products, The Naturals, XXX Star Power, Vivid Toys, Fantasias Latina, Vibe Collection, books and videos.

dildos - an artificial penis, used as a sexual aid.

dongs - slang term for penis.


egg vibrator - A uni-sex, egg-shaped vibrator attached by a cord and hand held control unit. Egg vibrators are commonly used for both vaginal and anal pleasure.

electric vibrator - A vibrator powered by electricity.

erectile dysfunction - difficulty in achieving or maintaining an erection of the penis; also known as impotence.

erection - a distended and rigid state of an organ or part containing erectile tissue, example; of the penis or the clitoris.


female condom - A similar device similar to the latex condom, consisting of a loose-fitting polyurethane sheath closed at one end, that is inserted intravaginally before sexual intercourse.

 - a common misspelling for the term "pheromones". See pheromones

fetishism - the compulsive use of some object or part of the body, as a stimulus for obtaining attaining sexual gratification. Examples; "foot fetish"

finger vibrator - a finger-shaped adult toy that vibrates.

fun factory vibrators - The Fun Factory vibrators and sex toys are made with 100% silicone bodies and are textured in an abundant array of surface textures and sensual designs. The Fun Factory line offers toys from hearty ribs to soft flowing curves. The entire collection of Fun Factory vibrators and sex toys are German engineered and quality made to last.


g spot - The G-spot or Gräfenberg spot is a female erogenous zone which when stimulated leads to high levels of intense sexual arousal and powerful (non-clitoral) orgasms.

glass sex toys - adult toys or sex toys made from glass materials. Glass sex toys have gained in popularity and are highly recommended by Doctors, proving to be clean, hypoallergenic, non toxic and phthalate free. They do not stain or smell, and will last virtually forever with proper care.

golden bumble vibrator - Known as "The incredible vibrating suction pump clitoral stimulator" the Golden Bumble vibrator is an innovative stimulating sex toy created specifically for a woman. Made of a soft and pliable material.


hidden vibrator - Hidden vibrators are "vibes in disguise." Adult toys that don't "look" like sex toys. Examples of the most popular and best hidden vibrators are the Hidden Pleasures Lipstick Vibrator; Maia (looks like a cosmetic); and the Incognito, which looks like a bottle of nailpolish.


impotence - a chronic inability to attain or sustain an erection for the performance of a sexual act. Can also be defined as sterility in the male.


jack rabbit vibrator - is a vibrating and rotating adult toy / sex toy made in a phallic shape with a clitoral stimulator attached to the shaft, which looks like a pair of jack rabbit ears.


Kama Sutra - is an ancient Indian text widely considered to be the standard work on love in Sanskrit literature written by the Indian intellectual Vatsayana.

Kama Sutra company - a manufacturer of romantic gifts, adult gift sets, luxury bath and sensual massage products.

Katie Morgan - Professional sexographer and host of HBO's "Katie Morgan on Sex Toys." Learn more about Katie Morgan.

kinky - a slang term defined as unconventional sexual preferences, thoughts, behaviors.


Lelo - a popular brand of high quality vibrators. Also see: Lelo Gigi vibratorLelo Mia vibrator, Lelo Nea Black, Lelo Nia White, Lelo Lux YVA Gold vibrator

love - a profoundly tender, passionate affection or emotion for another.


male vibrator - a vibrator designed for males (men, guys, for him, etc.)

marital aid - A euphemism for an adult toy, sex toy or any device intended to enhance sexual stimulation.


nipple clamps - clamps that attach to the nipples for stimulation


orgasm - a sexual climax experienced by a man or woman.


p spot - A term used to describe the male prostate gland, male prostate spot or male g spot.

panty vibrator - a vibrator that can be worn in a women's panties.

pheramones - a common misspelling for the term "pheromones"

pheromones - any chemical substance released by an animal that serves to influence the physiology or behavior of other members of the same species.

pocket rocket - Slang term for a vibrator small enough to fit in a pocket.

prostate vibrator - a mens vibrator designed for stimulation of the prostate.

penis pumps - vaccuum constriction devices also known as "penis pumps" for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence. Pumps help a man maintain and sustain an erection.

pussy pump - vaccuum device used for clitoral stimulation.


quickie - a slang term used to describe a brief or "quick" sexual encounter / intercourse.


rabbit habit vibrator - an all-time best-selling, popular luxury rabbit vibrator that's considered the Rolls Royce of vibrators.  See Vibratex rabbit habit vibrator
rabbit vibrator - is a vibrating and rotating adult toy / sex toy made in a phallic shape with a clitoral stimulator attached to the shaft, which looks like a pair of rabbit ears. The Rabbit Vibrator is one of the most popular sex toys and considered by many to be one of the best adult toys on the market.

remote control butterfly - A wireless butterfly clitoral stimulator strap-on that is turned on and off and regulated from the battery-operated remote control panel. This type of is commonly used in foreplay because the partner can control the intensities of the vibrations from anywhere in the room.

remote vibrator - A remote control vibrator, in which the speed or intensity can be controlled via remote control.


sadomasochism - Interaction, a sexual activity, in which one person enjoys inflicting physical or mental suffering on another person, who derives pleasure from experiencing pain; Or, sexual gratification through inflicting or receiving pain.

scorpion stinger - The "scorpion stinger" also known as the Wildfire Powerman CyberSkin® Scorpion Stinger with Cock Ring & Testicle Harness, is a male sex toy featuring a 10x digital function egg, a cyberskin cockring and testicle harness; a perineum stimulator; and Bend-O-Flex Anal Pleaser for easy bend and retention of shape for prostate stimulation.

sex - engagement of sexual intercourse

sex doll - typically, an inflatable type of rubber love doll made as a mens pleasure toy.

sex toy / sex toys - an object used for sexual pleasure or stimulation. Also commonly referred to as "adult toys" or "marital aids"

sex toy cleanser - An antibacterial solution / cleaner made for sex toys. Also see Anti-bacterial sex toy cleaner, ToySafe adult toys cleanser, sex toy cleanser wipes

sex up - to increase the appeal of or to make more interesting, attractive, or exciting.

sexual aid - A common term for sex toys, adult toys, or any other device intended to enhance sexual stimulation.

silicone vibrators - 100% silicone vibrators are typically high-quality, safe (i.e. non-toxic). Silicone vibrators are much easier to clean and care for because Silicone is a non porous material; therefore more hygenic as no bacteria or foreign matter is absorbed by the toy.

silver bullet vibrator - a small silver bullet-shaped vibrator. See bullet vibrator 

Smart balls - A brand of Kegel excersizer balls for women, made by the German manufacturer Fun Factory. Also See Smartballs Black, Smartballs Pink

stimulant - Something that quickens vital processes or the functional activity of an organ or part. Example; Adrenalin is a stimulant for the human heart.


thumper vibrator - A common battery-operated plastic vibrator that is sometimes thought of as a dildo.

Traditional butterfly vibrator - A hands-free butterfly vibrator with stretchable straps attached to the wings to hold it in place. Resting on the clitoris, the butterfly vibrator is held by straps on the waist or thighs of the user for a secure and snug fit. The butterfly vibrator is remote controlled. When the remote control device is activated, it vibrates against the clitoris delivering intense sexual pleasure.
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Ultimate Decadent Bunny Vibrator - A California Exotic rabbit vibrator or "bunny vibrators." 

Ultimate Douche System - A hygenic douching system made for use by for men or woman. Made by California Exotic sex toy manufacturer.

Ultimate Guides to Sex - A series of sex guides including: Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women, Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Men, Ultimate Guide to Fellatio for Women and Men, Ultimate Guide to Cunnilingus for Women and Men.


vacuum constriction devices - vacuum constriction devices also known as "penis pumps" for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence. Pumps help a man maintain and sustain an erection.

vaginal tightening cream - a cream used topically to tighten a womens vagina.

vibe - slang or short for "vibrator."

vibratex rabbit habit vibrator -
 the most popular and best-selling rabbit vibrator, also featured on the hit tv show "Sex in the City".  Buy the Vibratex Rabbit Habit Vibrator online.

venus butterfly vibrator - a hands-free style of wireless butterfly vibrator. Features straps that secure to the woman's thighs or waist to position the vibrating bullet vibrator over the clitoris.

 / vibrators - an adult toy / sex toy that gives pleasure via vibrations. Learn more about which are the best vibrators... See best vibrators.

"vibrators canada" - a popular search term used by Canadian online shoppers / searchers sourcing information about vibrators or vibrators available to buy online.

virtual sex - is a form of non-penetrative sex where two or more people engage with some form of communications equipment to arouse each other by transmitting sexually explicit messages (commonly via computer).


wascally wabbit vibrator - the original version of now renamed wet wabbit vibrator.

waterproof sex toys - defined as sex toys that are waterproof or vibrators that can resist water. Not to be confused with "Splashproof sex toys" which can not be submerged under water. Can be safely used in shower, bath or submerged under fresh water.

waterproof vibrators - vibrators that are waterproof or water resistant. Can be safely used in shower, bath or submerged under fresh water. Not to be confused with "Splashproof vibrators" which can not be submerged under water.  See waterproof vibrators.

We-Vibe - a popular vibrator that is couple friendly and can be worn while making love. Made from 100% silicone material, the We-Vibe is a non-toxic and phthalate free vibrator. Buy the original We-Vibe online: We-Vibe vibrator.

We-Vibe II - the We-Vibe II is the new & improved version of the original We-Vibe, introduced to the market in late 2009. Buy the We-Vibe II online:  We-Vibe II 

wet dolphin vibrator - a branch-style waterproof vibrator featuring a dolphin for the clitoral stimulator (the branch) and rotating pearl beads. Also known as the Blue Wet Dolphin. Vibrator.

wet wabbit vibrator - originally named the "wascally wabbit", the wet wabbit vibrator is a best-selling rabbit vibrator that is waterproof. The wet wabbit features rotating pearl beads and clitoral stimulating bunny ears. See wet wabbit vibrators.

wild g-spot vibrator - a popular brand of vibrator that focuses stimulation on the female g-spot.


x-rated - anything that is obscene, sexually explicit, or vulgar in nature.