69 (Dating Term)

What Does 69 Mean?

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69 means "Mutual Oral Sex." It is a slang term used to refer to a position in which two partners perform oral sex on each other simultaneously. It gets its name from the way the numbers 6 and 9 align beside each other. When rotated 90 degrees, they symbolize the positioning of the partners involved. In the 69 position, each partner lies down with their head towards the other's genitals, allowing each to give and receive oral stimulation at the same time. It can be performed by all gender combinations and is often valued for its mutual pleasure and intimacy.

Like all sexual activities, 69 can carry risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) if not practiced safely. Therefore, it is recommended to use protection and communicate openly with sexual partners about health status and safe sex practices.

Visit Wikipedia for more information on oral sex, and check out our own comprehensive list of abbreviations related to sex and dating.

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meaning of 69

69 gets its name from the way the numbers 6 and 9 align beside each other.

Summary of Key Points

"Mutual Oral Sex" is the most common definition for 69 on online dating sites, such as Craigslist, Tinder, Zoosk, and, as well as in texts and on chat forums. Here's more:
Definition:Mutual Oral Sex
Type:Slang Term
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

An Academic Look at 69

When used to refer to oral sex, 69 is a slang term. Slang is informal language that consists of words, phrases, and uses of language that are often restricted to a specific context or a particular group of users. Slang is not typically used in formal or professional settings.

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