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ejaculate

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verb ejac·u·late \i-ˈja-kyə-ˌlāt\

Simple Definition of ejaculate

  • medical : to release semen from the penis

  • : to say (something) suddenly and forcefully

Full Definition of ejaculate

ejac·u·lat·edejac·u·lat·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to eject from a living body; specifically :  to eject (semen) in orgasm

  3. 2 :  to utter suddenly and vehemently

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to eject a fluid

ejac·u·la·tor play \-ˌlā-tər\ noun

Examples of ejaculate

  1. He was unable to ejaculate.

  2. <Eureka! the Greek mathematician Archimedes is said to have ejaculated upon discovering a method for determining the purity of gold>



Origin of ejaculate

Latin ejaculatus, past participle of ejaculari to throw out, from e- + jaculari to throw, from jaculum dart, from jacere to throw — more at jet


First Known Use: 1578

Rhymes with ejaculate

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ejaculate

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noun ejac·u·late \-lət\

Definition of ejaculate

  1. :  the semen released by one ejaculation



1927

First Known Use of ejaculate

1927


EJACULATE Defined for Kids

ejaculate

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verb ejac·u·late \i-ˈjak-yə-ˌlāt\

Definition of ejaculate

ejac·u·lat·edejac·u·lat·ing

  1. :  exclaim <“Did ever anyone hear the like!” ejaculated Marilla … — Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables>




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