Definition of lovemaking in English:

lovemaking

noun

mass noun
  • 1Sexual activity, especially sexual intercourse.

    • ‘Where lovemaking is a genuine expression of love rather than just sexual gratification both women and men are empowered by the relationship.’
    • ‘The lovemaking was so soulful, we had such a beautiful connection.’
    • ‘When things were good between them, the line usually led to passionate foreplay followed by intense lovemaking.’
    • ‘Before childbirth, I'd usually been able to achieve an orgasm during lovemaking.’
    • ‘We had 2.5 wonderful days of lovemaking, talking, sleeping in each other's arms, showers together, and then I could feel him withdrawing over the last day.’
    sexual intercourse, sex, intercourse, making love, sexual relations, sex act, act of love, intimate relations, intimacy, sexual union, coupling, sexual congress, congress, mating, going to bed with someone, sleeping with someone
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  • 2archaic Courtship.

Pronunciation

lovemaking

/ˈlʌvmeɪkɪŋ/