outercourse

noun
out·​er·​course | \ ˈau̇-tər-ˌkȯrs How to pronounce outercourse (audio) \

Definition of outercourse

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

First Known Use of outercourse

1986, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for outercourse

outer + intercourse

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The first known use of outercourse was in 1986

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“Outercourse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outercourse. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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outercourse

noun
out·​er·​course | \ ˈau̇t-ər-ˌkō(ə)rs, -ˌkȯ(ə)rs How to pronounce outercourse (audio) \

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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