lovemaking

noun love·mak·ing \ ˈləv-ˌmā-kiŋ \
|Updated on: 15 May 2018

Definition of lovemaking

1 : courtship
2 : sexual activity; especially : copulation

lovemaker

play \ˈləv-ˌmā-kər\ noun

Examples of lovemaking in a Sentence

  1. does not allow her young daughter to watch any films in which lovemaking is shown, however discreetly

  2. a series of Rococo paintings in which the lovemaking of French aristocrats is depicted with erotic playfulness

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First Known Use of lovemaking

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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LOVEMAKING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of lovemaking for English Language Learners

  • : sexual activity : the act of making love



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