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masturbate

Line breaks: mas¦tur|bate
Pronunciation: /ˈmastəbeɪt
 
/

Definition of masturbate in English:

verb

[no object]
1Stimulate one’s genitals with one’s hand for sexual pleasure: we do not like to admit that we masturbate
1.1 [with object] Stimulate the genitals of (someone) to give them sexual pleasure: they masturbated each other in the long grass below the tennis courts

Origin

mid 19th century: from Latin masturbat- 'masturbated', from the verb masturbari, of unknown origin.

Derivatives

masturbation

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈbeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
Synonyms
euphemistic self-abuse
formal onanism
informal playing with oneself
vulgar slang wanking, wank, handjob, frig, frigging, beating one's/the meat, hand relief

masturbator

2
noun

masturbatory

3
adjective

Words that rhyme with masturbate

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