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 Dictionary entry overview: What does petting mean? 

PETTING (noun)
  The noun PETTING has 1 sense:

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

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

 Dictionary entry details 

PETTING (noun)

Sense 1petting [BACK TO TOP]


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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


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

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

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

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

snogging ((British informal) cuddle and kiss)

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