What does petting mean?

petting meaning in General Dictionary

affectionate play (or foreplay without connection with the genital organs)

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petting meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1873, "fondling indulgence," spoken noun from pet (v.). Indicating "amorous caressing, foreplay" is from 1920 (in F. Scott Fitzgerald).


petting - German to English

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petting meaning in Sexual Dictionary

foreplay without contact with the genital organs. See also intimate behavior.


Sentence Examples with the word petting

Whatever was spoken of he would bring round to the superstitiousness of old maids, or the petting and spoiling of children.

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