BDSM GLOSSARY – O

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Objectification (humiliation play): The subject is dehumanized; treated as an animal, slave, furniture, toy, etc.

”old school”: A person (usually applied to a Dominant) who believes in such things as tradition, manners, ritual, and gentlemanly behavior in D/s. Should not be meant as a derogatory term!

Omnisexual: Being strongly attracted to, or aroused by, both sexes.

Orgasm control or denial: The practice whereby the subject is not permitted to reach sexual orgasm without permission , or for a set period of time, or sometimes at all, even though that person may be permitted (or required) to engage in sexual activity.

OTK: Over-the-knee spanking. (see below)

”out”: 1. A safeword or safe signal. 2. In bondage, a failsafe. 3.) removed from “the closet”.

Over-the-knee spanking (OTK): Traditional, "informal" spanking method.

Owned: The state of a submissive or slave who is the consensual partner of a Master or Owner, usually in a long-term relationship. Sometimes referred to as Collared.

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