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1ejaculate

verb ejac·u·late \i-ˈja-kyə-ˌlāt\

medical : to release semen from the penis

: to say (something) suddenly and forcefully

ejac·u·lat·edejac·u·lat·ing

Full Definition of EJACULATE

transitive verb
1
:  to eject from a living body; specifically :  to eject (semen) in orgasm
2
:  to utter suddenly and vehemently
intransitive verb
:  to eject a fluid
ejac·u·la·tor \-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

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2ejaculate

noun ejac·u·late \-lət\

Definition of EJACULATE

:  the semen released by one ejaculation

First Known Use of EJACULATE

1927
EJACULATE Defined for Kids

ejaculate

verb ejac·u·late \i-ˈjak-yə-ˌlāt\
ejac·u·lat·edejac·u·lat·ing

Definition of EJACULATE for Kids

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

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