Definition of petticoating in English:

petticoating

noun

  • 1Material from which petticoats are made.

  • 2The action or an act of wearing, or posturing in, petticoats; (now specifically in sadomasochism) = petticoat discipline.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From petticoat + -ing.

Pronunciation

petticoating

/ˈpɛtɪkəʊtɪŋ/