Our comprehensive BDSM Dictionary lets you find out all of the BDSM Terms you'll need to understand when you join The BDSM Site.

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Abrasion

Much like the conventional usage of the word, BDSM Abrasion refers to the skin being stimulated through the use of different materials such as sandpaper, feathers, leather, etc.

Age Play

BDSM Age Play is where one or more members of a BDSM experience assume the role of either a much younger or older person than they are.

Anal Beads

BDSM Anal Beads are a string of beads which are inserted anally for stimulation of the anal nerves. They are available in a variety of sizes and can be made out of various materials.

Anal Play

BDSM Anal Play refers to the stimulation of the anus during a BDSM experience. Forms of BDSM anal play include dildos, vibrators, butt plugs, ice, fingers and anal beads, and a whole lot more.

Anal Plug

A BDSM Anal Plug is a dildo which is shaped in such a manner so that it will remain within the anus once inserted. Anal Plugs are generally left in position once inserted, as opposed to being repetedly inserted and removed for stimulation.

Anal Sex

BDSM Anal Sex refers to the act of penetrating the anus with a penis, tongue, dildo, anal plug, etc.

Animal Role Playing

BDSM Animal Role Playing is when one member of a BDSM experience assumes the rle of an animal and mimmicks their behaviour. Common animals imitated during Animal Role Playing include dogs and horses, where accessories associated with the animals (such as leads, saddles, collars, etc) are integrated into the BDSM experience.

Arm Sleeves

BDSM Arm Sleeves refer to a form of BDSM play where the movement of the arms are restrictted through the use of sleeves or other bindings.

Asphyxiation

BDSM Asphyxiation refers to a BDSM technique which involves controlling the flow of oxygen to the brain, by restricting or controlling the intake of breath. Breathing is often controlled by ball gags, plastic membranes, or tubes. Strangulation is a form of asphyxiation but works by compressing the neck or throat to limit the flow of oxygen to the brain. This technique is mainly used to intensify an orgasm, but all forms of asphyxiation are extremely dangerous and carry a very high risk of death.

Auctions

BDSM Auctions are when a BDSM enthusiast (most commonly a submissive) is auctioned off to another person, often to raise money for charity. This practise is illegal in many countries so please check your local laws regarding this subject.