Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » C » Cardiomegaly ... Cargo Door

CARESSING

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does caressing mean? 

CARESSING (noun)
  The noun CARESSING has 1 sense:

1. affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)

  Familiarity information: CARESSING used as a noun is very rare.


CARESSING (adjective)
  The adjective CARESSING has 1 sense:

1. showing love

  Familiarity information: CARESSING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CARESSING (noun)


Sense 1caressing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

caressing; cuddling; fondling; hugging; kissing; snuggling; petting; smooching; necking

Hypernyms ("caressing" is a kind of...):

arousal; foreplay; stimulation (mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "caressing"):

snogging ((British informal) cuddle and kiss)


CARESSING (adjective)


Sense 1caressing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Showing love

Synonyms:

caressing; caressive

Context example:

caressive words

Similar:

loving (feeling or showing love and affection)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"It takes two to tango." (English proverb)

"The word of the old, and the gun of the young." (Albanian proverb)

"The stingy has a big porch and little morality." (Arabic proverb)

"He who digs a pit for another falls into it himself." (Czech proverb)

 CARESSING: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0396 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: