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outercourse

[ ou-ter-kawrs, ‐kohrs ]
/ ˈaʊ tərˌkɔrs, ‐ˌkoʊrs /
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noun
sexual activity between two or more people that does not involve penetration.
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Origin of outercourse

First recorded in 1990–95; patterned on intercourse
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British Dictionary definitions for outercourse

outercourse
/ (ˈaʊtəˌkɔːs) /

noun
sexual activity between partners that does not include actual penetration

Word Origin for outercourse

C20: outer + (inter)course
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