lovemaking

[ luhv-mey-king ]
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noun
  1. the act of courting or wooing.

  2. sexual activity.

Origin of lovemaking

1
late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at love, making

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British Dictionary definitions for lovemaking

lovemaking

/ (ˈlʌvˌmeɪkɪŋ) /


noun
  1. sexual play and activity between lovers, esp including sexual intercourse

  2. an archaic word for courtship

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