Listed below are some commonly used terms in the swinging lifestyle that we have been asked to define over the years. If you have a term that is not listed, or know of one you think should be added please contact us.
A person who enjoys both same sex and opposite sex sexual activities, otherwise know as being bisexual or bi.
Anal intercourse, often referred to as Greek.
Bondage and discipline (See Bondage, Discipline)
A person who enjoys sexual activity with partners of the same sex and
partners of the opposite sex. Often referred to as "bi".
A sexual fetish in which restraints such as ropes, chains, cloth or leather straps are used to bind, tie or hold down a participating sexual partner. The person doing the binding is considered "dominant" while the person being bound is considered "submissive."
Participating in any form of sexual activity with others without spouse's knowledge and consent.
Free of sexually transmitted diseases.
A person who hides the he/she is a swinger from friends, family, and co-workers.
Couple or CPL
In swinging, a man and a woman. May be married, living together, committed (on going relationship) or a single couple dating for swinging purposes.
Stimulation of the vagina and clitoris by the mouth especially the tongue and lips. Commonly referred to as oral sex.
Free of sexually transmitted diseases and does not do drugs
Dildo or Vibrator
An artificial penis, usually made of rubber or plastic, for sexual stimulation of the vagina and sometimes the anus.
A sexual fetish in which one partner dominates the other, a willing participant. Often includes physical punishment of the submissive partner, activities can range from physical restraint to mild spankings to painful beatings.
Asking those who write or call to exercise caution so that children or others who may open mail or answer phone will not be offended and/or made aware of the swinging activity.
The sexual partner in control of a willing submissive partner.
Sexual stimulation from spanking or caning.
A person who is sexually stimulated by being seen or watched by others while showing sexual portions of the body or engaging in sexual acts.
Sexual stimulation of the penis by the mouth, especially by the tongue and lips and sometimes teeth. Commonly referred to as oral sex.
Oral-genital sexual activity.
Room set aside for group sex, generally furnished with wall-to-wall
mattresses or pads.
Sexual activity involving three or more people.
Height and Weight Proportionate.
A swing party or swing engagement where sexual interaction is assumed and expected.
Sexual attraction to only members of the opposite sex.
The term used to describe the principal person who runs or otherwise
operates a swing club, generally the owner.
Dildos, vibrators, and other devices used for sexual pleasure of self and
People new to the swinging lifestyle, first-timers, or beginners.
Sexual interaction among several men and women at the same time.
Clothing particularly adapted for swing party wear, Includes wear to the party and wear to change into during the party Examples of party clothes would include robes, lingerie, terry cloth wrap-around and other simple wear that is easily removed, shows the wearer to best advantage and often makes selected parts of the body easily available for erotic courting and play.
Bondage used in sexual fantasy enactments, used to tie down or restrain the participant.
Group sex and or sexual orgies.
A party, dance, or other gathering usually sponsored by a swing club or
magazine, for swingers to meet and socialize. There is no swinging at a
social but privately arranged swinging may follow a social.
Social Swing Club
A swing club that offers social and swinging activities including a regular schedule of swing parties. They may also offer educational and travel activities. Usually there is a membership fee and either party fees, party donations or a regular maintenance fee or dues.
A social environment where sexual activity is common and available, but not required or assumed. Sometimes used to describe swapping up to, but not including intercourse.
Sexually transmitted disease. Something you want to avoid at all costs!
Two couples exchanging partners for sexual activity.
Use of the hands especially in massage to sexually stimulate another.
Swinging is a social and sexual activity with like minded adults. The activities may occur at a swing party, a couple-to-couple encounter, or with a third person in a threesome.
Style of living with swinging a major component in recreation, choice of friends, business and social life, and intimate relationships.
Three people, two of one sex and one of the other participating in sexual activities together.
A person, usually a woman, brought to a swing party solely to enable the man to gain entrance. The ticket generally has no intention to swing or is not free to swing.
A person who enjoys and is stimulated by watching others in sexual acts.