Definition of sexually transmitted disease noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


sexually transmitted disease

BrE BrE//ˌsekʃuəli trænsˌmɪtɪd dɪˈziːz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsekʃuəli trænsˌmɪtɪd dɪˈziːz//
; BrE BrE//ˌsekʃuəli trænzˌmɪtɪd dɪˈziːz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsekʃuəli trænzˌmɪtɪd dɪˈziːz//
[countable, uncountable] (abbreviation STD)
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any disease that is spread through sexual intercourse, such as syphilis
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sexually transmitted disease