Definition of heavy petting in English:

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heavy petting



[mass noun]
Erotic contact between two people involving stimulation of the genitals but stopping short of intercourse: they fell to tender embraces that rapidly shifted up a gear to heavy petting
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  • I'm pretty sure that is the main reason why the Bible says not to have intercourse or heavy petting until you are married.
  • After two weeks of chatting, endless flirting and online heavy petting, it was time to meet.
  • If you argue that no premarital sex doesn't mean no petting, well, what's the difference between heavy petting and sex?
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