Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “sexually transmitted disease”

sexually transmitted disease

noun [C]  /ˈsek·ʃu·ə·li trænzˈmɪt·ɪd dɪˈziz/ (abbreviation STD) us  
any disease that infects people during sexual activity
(Definition of sexually transmitted disease from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of sexually transmitted disease?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “sexually transmitted disease” in other dictionaries

Translations of “sexually transmitted disease”

Word of the Day

workmanship

the skill with which something was made or done

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More