outercourse

noun out·er·course \ ˈau̇-tər-ˌkȯrs \

Definition of outercourse

:sexual activity between individuals that does not involve vaginal or anal intercourse

Origin and Etymology of outercourse

outer + intercourse


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outercourse

noun out·er·course \ ˈau̇t-ər-ˌkō(ə)rs, -ˌkȯ(ə)rs \

medical Definition of outercourse

:physical sexual activity between individuals that typically includes stimulation of the genitalia but does not involve penetration of the vagina or anus with the penis
  • some people do not include oral sex in outercourse because it can cause transmission of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV

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