The person in control during BDSM play. A dominant person recieves sexual gratification from being in control and domineering someone else. The dominant sets the rules for the submissive, issues commands, and in general is the active partner during the scene. If there is bondage involved, the dominant is the one doing the tying up. Through their control, the dominant enables both partners’ sexual fantasies.
A male dominant
A female dominant
A female dominant, usually in a professional setting.
Another word for dominant. Originally meant the person performing the penetration during gay sex, but in the context of BDSM, it doesn’t necessarily imply penetration.