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Definition of "frottage" [frottage]

  • The act of rubbing against the body of another person, as in a crowd, to attain sexual gratification. (noun)
  • 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. (noun)
  • A design so made. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "frottage" in a sentence
  • "Wolseley calls this aleatory way of working frottage, from the French verb to rub."
  • "She uses a technique called frottage, using pencils to make a rubbing on thin paper of textures, birds and other shapes, combining them into a cohesive image."
  • "Curiously speaking Is it wrong or right not to help the mischievous old person? as per the details furnished by you, he is not deserved. don't lend your hand. it is called frottage in psychology. some people get ****** gratification by touching women, girls. we can see this type of nasty behavior in buses and trains and in crowds."