Top definition. A Lesbian sex act where two partners interlock their spread legs like two pairs of scissors and grind their vulvae together to stimulate each other's clitoris to orgasm. Also called tribadism , the practice has many colloquialisms. In some Central American countries it is called " making tortillas ," and the Chinese refer to the act as " polishing mirrors ".
Scissoring: Benefits, Who Does It, and Tips for Making It Feel Good
The first time I saw scissoring happen was in porn for straight men. Yes, the porn was two women getting freaky, but before these gay-for-pay lesbians got to the main event, they decided to wrestle each other and then assume the appropriate lesbian sex position. It was unbelievably hot. I watched as one got the other on her back, and began to grind her own pubis against the other woman's pubis.
My most memorable scissoring experience went a little something like this: my girlfriend and I took a trip to New York after a few hectic weeks. Until our trip, our sex life consisted of us falling asleep mid-cowgirl. To prep for our trip, I watched a lot of porn to dream up ideas of everything we could possibly want to try. And scissoring, a proper, extended bout of scissoring, was on the top of my agenda.
But what, exactly, is scissoring? Is it dry humping? Is it a position? A rite of passage?