Having no sex whatsoever. Usually as part of a religious vow, even though not many religions practice it.
Catholic nuns typically practice celibacy and sometimes vows of silence.
by AYB July 18, 2003
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Abstaining from sex, period. Often enforced upon members of clergy, and thus resulting in the rape or molestation of children.
When you deny basic human biology you invite disaster, just look at the celibate Catholic priests.
by Ben September 29, 2004
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A pathetic ploy to prevent teenagers from having sex. for every one student that it stops from having sex, it makes three more have sex anyway just to piss off the adults.
In Glee the president of the celibacy club, quinn, got pregnant anyway.
by Fleurgasm April 25, 2010
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A fear of one's moving parts, popular among catholics, straight edge kids, and anyone else who can never get laid.
People who are not celibate go to hell, where they engage in wild orgies.
by intersam July 20, 2003
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Often confused with Chastity, celibacy is an abstinence from sex that is correctly performed on a permanenet basis. The Catholic Church defines the only foolproof method of Birth Control as being "Chastity outside of marriage and Celibacy within marriage."
A:"What's the difference between Celibacy and Chastity?"
B:"Chastity means no sex while you are single. Celibacy means no sex while you are breathing"
A:"Wow, that means the True LOve Waitskids are in for a nasty shock after they get married then die . . . "
by D F Stuckey February 19, 2004
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abstaining from sexual activity and marriage for religious or spiritual reasons.
It exists within several religions.
Nuns and Monks are the best example of this practice.
Because she is a Roman Catholic nun she practices celibacy.
by AnonymousAnnie May 3, 2009
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A guy's reason for committing suicide: No sex.

Typically religious but not very common in today's society.
Nuns and monks practice celibacy.

Frat boys do not practice celibacy.
by fasse May 14, 2006
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