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Definition Online eroticism in which sexual fantasies are acted out, either alone, or relayed to another participant via real-time messaging. Participants typically masturbate to a point of orgasm.
Pros Safe sex, sexual fantasies with inappropriate partners–e.g., close relatives, or dangerous formats–e.g., BDSM, zoo- and other philias, can be acted out without repercussions
Synonyms Compusex, computer sex, conversex, cyber (in part), cybering, internet sex, mudsex, netsex, teledildonics, telesex, TinySex, virtual sex
Computer User’s Dictionary, Que, 4th ed, Que