Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Sexual stimulation preceding intercourse.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. In human sexual behavior, the acts at the beginning of a sexual encounter that serve to build up sexual arousal, sometimes in preparation for sexual intercourse or another act meant to bring about orgasm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse

Etymologies

From fore- + play (Wiktionary)

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