Definition of ejaculate in English:

ejaculate

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verb

Pronunciation: /ɪˈdʒakjʊleɪt
 
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  • 2 [with direct speech] dated Say something quickly and suddenly: ‘That will do!’ he ejaculated
    More example sentences
    • ‘Gratitude!’ he ejaculated; and added wildly - ‘Jane, accept me quickly. Say, Edward - give me my name - Edward - I will marry you.’
    • ‘Hermione,’ he ejaculated loudly, his voice cracking, ‘I love you.’
    • ‘Silly fellow,’ she ejaculated. ‘It's only a momentary pain.’
    Synonyms
    exclaim, cry out, call out, yell, sing out, utter suddenly, blurt out; burst out with, come out with

noun

Pronunciation: /ɪˈdʒakjʊlət
 
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  • Semen that has been ejected from the body: this fluid comprises between ten and 20 per cent of the total ejaculate [count noun]: there are an estimated 300 million sperms in each ejaculate

Derivatives

ejaculator

Pronunciation: /ɪˈdʒakjʊleɪtə/
noun

ejaculatory

Pronunciation: /ɪˈdʒakjʊlət(ə)ri/
adjective

Origin

late 16th century: from Latin ejaculat- 'darted out', from the verb ejaculari, from e- (variant of ex-) 'out' + jaculari 'to dart' (from jaculum 'dart, javelin', from jacere 'to throw').

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