BDSM (Dating Term)

What Does BDSM Mean?

BDSM means "Bondage and Discipline, Dominance and Submission, and Sadomasochism."

BDSM is a term used in sexual relationships to refer to the erotic practice of activities such as bondage, discipline, dominance (dom), submission (sub) and sado-masochism.

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Definition for BDSM

BDSM means "Bondage, Discipline, Dominance, Submission and Sado-Masochism." This is the most common meaning for BDSM on online dating sites, such as Craigslist, Tinder, Zoosk and Match.com, as well as in texts and on chat forums.
BDSM
Definition:Bondage, Discipline, Dominance, Submission and Sado-Masochism
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults

Example of BDSM Used in a Text

BDSM

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