Frottage definition

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The act of consensual rubbing between two or more people, either clothed or unclothed, to attain sexual gratification.
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Sexual gratification from rubbing against the body of another person, often, specif., from rubbing against a stranger in a public place.
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An artistic rubbing or tracing from a surface that is textured, raised, etc.
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The act of rubbing against the body of another person, as in a crowd, to attain sexual gratification.
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The act of rubbing against or touching the body of an unsuspecting person, as in a crowd, to attain sexual gratification.
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To rub, especially to rub onto one surface placed upon another surface that is textured, in order to create a mottled or patterned area on the first surface.
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(uncountable, art) A method of making an image by placing a piece of paper against an object and then rubbing over it, usually with a pencil or charcoal.
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(countable, art) An image so made.
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(uncountable, sexology) The practice of rubbing parts of the body against those of a consenting partner for sexual stimulation.
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A method of making a design by placing a piece of paper on top of an object and then rubbing over it, as with a pencil or charcoal.
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A design so made.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
frottage
Plural:
frottages

Origin of frottage

  • French from frotter to rub from Old French froter

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French frotter (to rub).

    From Wiktionary