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synonyms for spooning

  • canoodle
  • caress
  • embrace
  • pet
  • fool around
  • make out
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How to use spooning in a sentence

Persis and Willie knew what he was thinking, and they were like a pair of youngsters caught spooning.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
The latter was frequently so fluid that spooning was unnecessary.
PRISONER FOR BLASPHEMYG. W. [GEORGE WILLIAM] FOOTE
But in this case the spooning had to be curtailed and postponed.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
Keeping me here all day, while you are spooning the pretty companion.
BLUEBELLMRS. GEORGE CROFT HUDDLESTON
"Lollapalussing" was a Tweedles word and meant sentimental spooning and a hand-holding tendency.
BACK AT SCHOOL WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
Wonder what she'd ha' said to see me spooning round 'midst short skirts and longplaits!
PUNCH'S ALMANACK FOR 1890VARIOUS
Mrs. Sam snapped in a disgusted tone, "stop that spooning and get us something to sit on."
WHERE THERE'S A WILLMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
A few persistent ones hung about the lower extremity of the street or lurked about the piers, spooning.
THE PACIFIC TRIANGLESYDNEY GREENBIE
"Then your father thinks there has been too much spooning on board," added Washburn, laughing.
UP THE RIVEROLIVER OPTIC
But "spooning" was exhausting work: he would cut it short and marry her as soon as he could get things together.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOL. XVII. NO. 101. MAY, 1876.VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SPOONING

  • caressing
  • embracing
  • love-making
  • making out
  • necking
  • parking
  • petting
  • spooning
  • sucking face
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.