free love


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free love

n.
The practice of sexual relations without romantic commitment between or among partners.

free love

n
the practice of sexual relationships without fidelity to a single partner or without formal or legal ties

free′ love′


n.
the practice of having sexual relations without legal marriage or continuing obligation.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.free love - sexual intercourse between individuals who are not married to one another
criminal congress, unlawful carnal knowledge - forbidden or tabu sexual intercourse between individuals
adultery, criminal conversation, fornication - extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations; "adultery is often cited as grounds for divorce"
fornication - voluntary sexual intercourse between persons not married to each other
Translations

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References in classic literature ?
Thou hadst: whom hast thou then or what to accuse, But Heav'ns free Love dealt equally to all?
I will come to you here and now, in free love if you will, and I will be proud and glad to be with you.
It's 50 years since "hippie musical" Hair opened on Broadway - startling audiences with free love, copious drug taking and the terribly shocking moment where the cast all got their kit off.
Hair The Musical, The Vaults, London THE hippy musical is back, 50 years after opening on Broadway and shocking audiences with its themes of free love, copious drug taking and nudity from the whole cast.
Pina Colada: In an era of peace and free love, this creamy tipple was consumed in spades.
But there are differences here too, with Egoism putting a stronger stress on feminism and free love.
Love is Out to Get Me LOVE is out to get me It's what I want each day To be full to the brim To be happy and full of joy Plans go the other way Some hidden force has other ideas So I wait and hide And let things happen outside The world is a busy place It's full of people in a race All those decisions happening All the trouble and strife Here I am wondering Here I am wishing If I think better I will live better Love is out to get me I hold it in my hand I am more successful I am more free Love is out to get me I had it all all the time I took the back seat And got to my destination safe.
Polyamory may have been a fleeting fever-dream for Miles Coverdale in his tree turret, but then it was a complicated reality for free love communities like Oneida.
He foresaw a society which has now embraced the idea of sexual and spiritual free love.
Subjects considered include RimbaudAEs reinvention of love, love in KhomeniAEs revolution, the sexual revolution of the October Revolution, free love and Leninism, Che Guevara and love, and the uprisings of Tahrir Square and Arab Spring.
It was a mix of all the things the 60's stood for free expression, free love and free music.
Still, while we may regard the Talmud as comparatively sex-positive, the rabbis were not advocating free love.