The most common example of vanilla sex that people refer to would probably be missionary position, in the dark with one partner. But vanilla sex, Torrisi explains, is just as subjective as kinky sex: “Vanilla sex usually doesn't explore the edges of people's comfort zones the way kinky sex might.
What is vanilla sex, exactly? The Millennial's slang Bible, Urban Dictionary, refers to it as "plain regular sex" alongside a list of acts that it is not, which highlights the term's ambiguity and leaving it wide open to interpretation. "Most people use it to describe sex that feels straightforward," says Marin.
(Urban Dictionary's top definition for “vanilla” is “unexciting, normal, conventional, boring.”) Essentially, using basic in such a way means you're a basic consumer, mimicking the culture you endlessly scroll through as to indicate your (probably late) awareness of what's trending.
a woman, who has never had sexual intercourse.
Vanilla can be used to describe someone who is physically white or someone who acts like a stereotypical white person. Vanilla is also used to describe someone who is plain and not interesting.
Vanilla sex refers to conventional sex that conforms to the very basic expectations with a culture. Classically, in heterosexual sex, it refers to sex in the missionary position, and broadly speaking, it excludes fetishes such as S&M.
▲ Opposite of unremarkable or ordinary in character, standard or quality. interesting. exceptional. unusual.
This is completely the opposite of vanilla!” as both are sweet and not the other classic tastes (sour, bitter, salty, etc). A crossword puzzle on a Friendly's restaurant kids menu suggests chocolate is the opposite of vanilla.
“French vanilla” is not a type of vanilla bean (like Tahitian or Madagascar varieties), it's an ice cream-making method. The base of French vanilla ice cream contains egg yolks, and traditionally, the base of plain vanilla ice cream does not (this yolk-less version is also called “Philadelphia-style").
We globally decided that the opposite of vanilla is chocolate.
The word chocolate typically refers to a sweet confection made from ground and roasted cacao seeds. There are no categorical antonyms for this word. However, one could loosely use unrelated, and especially savory, foodstuffs as antonyms, e.g., omelet, fries, chicken, etc.
Chocolate has a plethora of flavors and items (ice cream, coco, syrup, et cetera) to choose from, whereas vanilla is… vanilla. Mainly found in ice cream and coffee syrups.
Spumone (from spuma or "foam"), plural spumoni, is a molded gelato (a lower-fat Italian form of ice cream) made with layers of different colors and flavors, usually containing candied fruits and nuts.