Definition of sodomic in English:


Pronunciation /səˈdɒmɪk/


derogatory, offensive, rare
  • Of or relating to the city of Sodom. Also: of the nature of, or engaging in, a form of sexual intercourse (especially homosexual anal intercourse) characterized as unnatural or immoral, or otherwise culturally stigmatized.

    For more details on the forms of sexual intercourse that may be implied by this and related words, see note at "sodomy".


Late Middle English; earliest use found in Robert Mannyng (d. c1338), poet and historian. From the name of Sodom + -ic.