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fore·play

 (fôr′plā′)
n.
Sexual stimulation preceding intercourse.
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foreplay

(ˈfɔːˌpleɪ)
n
mutual sexual stimulation preceding sexual intercourse
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fore•play

(ˈfɔrˌpleɪ, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
sexual stimulation intended as a prelude to sexual intercourse.
[1925–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foreplay - mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourseforeplay - mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
caressing, cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, petting, smooching, snuggling, necking - affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
feel - manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure; "the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel"
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Translations

foreplay

[ˈfɔːpleɪ] Ncaricias fpl estimulantes
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

foreplay

[ˈfɔːrpleɪ] npréliminaires mpl (amoureux)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

foreplay

nVorspiel nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

foreplay

[ˈfɔːˌpleɪ] npreliminari mpl (nel rapporto sessuale)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

fore·play

n. estímulo erótico que precede al acto sexual.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

foreplay

n preliminares mpl, caricias eróticas que preceden al acto sexual
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"Many times he is flat but when he notices an erection he pounces on me immediately!" "Oh, so that happens when you have foreplay?" I asked.
I initiated sex a few times, asking him to focus on foreplay and take things slower.
The students answered questions about whether or not they engage in affectionate and intimate acts during sex, including cuddling, spending the night, eye gazing, and engaging in foreplay. They also indicated which of these acts they preferred during casual sex or sex in the context of a romantic relationship.
During lovemaking my wife doesn't like any kind of foreplay and won't experiment with toys.
Dear Coleen DURING lovemaking my wife doesn't like any kind of foreplay and won't experiment with toys.
"In most cases, attempting sexual intercourse with less than 20 minutes of foreplay is a recipe for pain and discomfort.
s3x experts have suggested that for you to last for as long as want, you must take it slowly by re-ordering your activities by not first engaging in foreplay as you device other means of satisfying your thirst.
The Scene of Foreplay: Theater, Labor, and Leisure in 1960s New York
Post 256: Sex and Saudi Attitude towards Kissing and Foreplay Some Saudis do not mind watching movies as along as these movies do not involve kissing or foreplay.
"We certainly had the foreplay," zoo chief Darren McGarry told the nation.
"Golf Foreplay: Everything You Need to Know About the Game--Before You Try to Hit The Sweet Spot" is a guide to those who want to get a mental leg up on the challenges of the sport.