Meaning of make out in English:

make out

phrasal verb

informal
  • 1Make progress; fare.

    ‘how are you making out, now that the summer's over?’
    • ‘Newton, who took on the biggest risk back in 1984, made out pretty well, too.’
    • ‘It'll be interesting to see how the original director makes out in the wake of the Dawn of the Dead remake.’
    • ‘I would love to hear from them, see how they've made out, try to pick up where we left off, and thank them.’
    get on, get along, fare, do, proceed, go, progress, manage, survive, cope, get by
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  • 2North American Kiss and caress amorously.

    ‘teenagers were making out on the couch’
    ‘Ernie was making out with Berenice’
    • ‘There were dozens of times when I had walked into a room only to find him making out with some random chick.’
    • ‘She and her boyfriend were photographed making out on a yacht.’
    • ‘He has taken her for several dates downtown where they have been making out at every opportunity.’
    • ‘She sneaks out of the house, steals her mother's car, shoplifts, and makes out with a guy she met at a bar.’
    • ‘When we play people are making out all over the place and I'm happy that we're sending out a sexual vibe when we play.’
    • ‘When you break up with a guy, you're not supposed to keep making out after!’
    • ‘Or it could turn out that you get bored with the movie and wind up making out on the couch.’
    • ‘She'd come into his room and found him making out with one of the cheerleaders at her school.’
    • ‘He seemed too interested in making out with her than actually talking about what had happened.’
    • ‘He goes around making out with a bunch of other girls trying to find a replacement for me!’
    make love, have sex, have sexual intercourse
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