making love


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Noun1.making love - sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two peoplemaking love - sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people; "his lovemaking disgusted her"; "he hadn't had any love in months"; "he has a very complicated love life"
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
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I scolded him for making love to Maria Mainwaring; he protested that he had been only in joke, and we both laughed heartily at her disappointment; and, in short, were very agreeable.
"You have been making love to women in very much the same manner for twenty years, and I - well, to be frank, I am utterly weary of being made love to like a doll.
There is a great quantity of eating and drinking, making love and jilting, laughing and the contrary, smoking, cheating, fighting, dancing and fiddling; there are bullies pushing about, bucks ogling the women, knaves picking pockets, policemen on the look-out, quacks (OTHER quacks, plague take them!) bawling in front of their booths, and yokels looking up at the tinselled dancers and poor old rouged tumblers, while the light-fingered folk are operating upon their pockets behind.
If it were not allowable for him to gain MY affections because I had no money, what occasion could there be for making love to a girl whom he did not care about, and who was equally poor?"
"It was like making love, that's what I mean," he explained.
He liked Miss Wilkinson very much now, and was thrilled by her conversation, but he could not imagine anyone making love to her.
Young ladies, married and unmarried, liked him because without making love to any of them, he was equally amiable to all, especially after supper.
'Are you too busy making love to my niece to make war with the pheasants?
And so, since she appeared in public, and her beauty came to be seen openly, I could not well tell you how many rich youths, gentlemen and peasants, have adopted the costume of Chrysostom, and go about these fields making love to her.
A new sort of way this, for a young fellow to be making love, by breaking his mistress's head, is not it, Miss Elliot?
OLDIES can increase their brain power by making love more often, scientists reckon.
After he told Amber, 32, the song was Hero, the host said: "That was some serious love-making, if you're making love to Hero."