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There are many words for "had sex", such as the F-word, "banged", "screwed" etc.

None of these are formal words, and I'm wondering if there is a single word for "had sex" that is more appropriate than the aforementioned?

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I would probably go for "copulated".

copulate

to engage in sexual intercourse

merriam-webster.com

  • Hello Peter. I edited your answer to include definition, source, and citation: things we consider very important for a good answer. – Cascabel Jan 26 '17 at 20:41
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The least-salacious verb I can think of is mated:

Mate (verb, intransitive): to copulate
from m-w.com

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    Sounds a bit like a wildlife documentary, but it's a valid word. – Tim Jan 26 '17 at 21:38
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Congressing, though it is perhaps less common:

  1. coitus; sexual intercourse. (from dictionary.com)

Merriam-Webster's online dictionary redirects automatically to coitus: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/congressing

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    I knew Congress was doing something. – Cascabel Jan 26 '17 at 21:37
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    +1 for coitus, but it's more often than not it's "have coitus" – Mari-Lou A Jan 26 '17 at 21:38

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