There's the term "score", which may not mean a "homerun" in the baseball metaphor, as one can just score digits, kisses, a date, or sex acts other than PIV sex.
And if you don't mind another baseball one: There's "designated hitter" for the guy who takes the less attractive girl so you can be with the more attractive one. "Picking up a spare": having sex with someone after getting rebuffed when getting close last time.
Sports, aside from the world of construction, probably has more clichés and vocab that lend themselves to double entendre than any other occupation in the world.
Sex and sports share many common themes, those of conquest, heartbreak, ambition, and a whole lot of sweat.
A few weeks back, we helped a reader who wasn't sure about having the exclusive talk with her guy.
And I'm thrilled that a sport I actually understand plays host to some of the best sexual innuendo around.
When she mentioned they'd gone to second base, we all had different ideas about what it involved.
I'd love to get your input on the bases-as-sex definitions. Here are the generally agreed upon basics: First Base: Getting to first base usually means kissing or making out. Whenever I chat about this topic (which is really quite often) there's always a bit of disagreement when it comes to second and third.
While this doesn’t directly pertain to sex, it is a metaphor in describing how to get to sex. It means to sit out for a second and catch your breath, but instead of saying that, high-school football coaches take that idea and appropriate the gayest phrase in the world for it.
Kohl and Francoeur state that with the growing emphasis in the 1990s on safe sex to expand sex beyond heterosexual penetrative intercourse, the "home run" has taken on the additional dimension of oral sex.
Richters and Rissel conversely state that "third base" is now sometimes considered to comprise oral sex as part of the accepted pattern of activities, as a precursor to "full" (i.e.
Among the most commonly used metaphors are the bases describing levels of physical intimacy (generally from a heterosexual perspective).
Definitions vary, but the following are typical usages of the terms: The metaphors are found variously in popular American culture, with one well-known example in the Meat Loaf song "Paradise by the Dashboard Light", which describes a young couple "making out", with a voice-over commentary, by baseball announcer Phil Rizzuto, of a portion of a baseball game as a metaphor for the couple's activities.