frottage: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (frô-täzh'), [key]
— n.
  1. a technique in the visual arts of obtaining textural effects or images by rubbing lead, chalk, charcoal, etc., over paper laid on a granular or relieflike surface. Cf. rubbing (def. 2).
  2. a work of art containing shapes and textures produced by frottage.
  3. the practice of getting sexual stimulation and satisfaction by rubbing against something, esp. another person.
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