caressing


caressing
noun
affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
Syn:
Derivationally related forms:
snuggle (for: ↑snuggling), ↑smooch (for: ↑smooching), ↑pet (for: ↑petting), ↑neck (for: ↑necking), ↑kiss (for: ↑kissing), ↑hug (for: ↑hugging), ↑fondle (for: ↑fondling), ↑cuddle (for: ↑cuddling)
Hypernyms: ↑foreplay, ↑arousal, ↑stimulation
Hyponyms: ↑snogging

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  • Caressing — Caress Ca*ress , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Caressed} (k[.a]*r[e^]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Caressing}.] [F. caresser, fr. It. carezzare, fr. carezza caress. See {Caress}., n.] To treat with tokens of fondness, affection, or kindness; to touch or speak to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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