Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


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

  • n. The belief in or practice of sexual relations without marriage and without formal obligations.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the practice of sexual intercourse without the restraints of marriage or commitment

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the doctrine or practice of consorting with one of the opposite sex, at pleasure, without marriage. See Free love.

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

  • n. sexual intercourse between individuals who are not married to one another


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.