The act or practice of amorously embracing, kissing, and caressing one's partner.
affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
The indication on a musical score of which fingers are to be used in playing.
(Countable, art) An image so made.
To put the hand, the finger, or some other part of the body on, so as to feel; perceive by the sense of feeling
To hit something or against something gently or lightly.
(Obs.) To feed too much; gratify to excess; glut
Massage is defined as to rub or knead with the hands, or to manipulate or slightly change the way something will be seen to achieve a different result.
To feel love for
To flirt is defined as to behave in a way to be romantically appealing to someone or to dabble with an idea or with participating in something, but not commit.
To perceive through the sense of touch:
(Law) To try illegally to influence or instruct (a jury)
To treat indulgently; baby.
To grip firmly in or with the hand; grasp.
(Informal) To lie down behind and against (another person) so that both bodies face the same direction with the knees drawn up slightly like nested spoons.
To feel or strike with the paw or paws.
To touch something lightly in moving past.
To rub something; exert pressure and friction on something
(Archaic) To build or live in a nest
To scrape, touch, or rub lightly against something in passing
To touch; to feel with the hand.
To push or rub with the nose, etc. against or into something
To bat against (a pitcher or kind of pitch) successfully:
To clear of contents by forcing air through.
To emit sound when struck:
To repulse is to reject someone, to be disgusted by something, or to drive someone away.
To pull (something) back, aside, or away.
To refrain from (doing something):
Find another word for caressing. In this page you can discover 38 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for caressing, like: cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, necking, petting, smooching, snuggling, fingering, frottage and toying.