masturbate

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verb mas·tur·bate \ˈmas-tər-ˌbāt\

Definition of masturbate

masturbated

masturbating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to practice masturbation

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to practice masturbation on

masturbator

play \-ˌbā-tər\ noun

Origin and Etymology of masturbate

Latin masturbatus, past participle of masturbari


First Known Use: 1839


MASTURBATE Defined for English Language Learners

masturbate

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verb mas·tur·bate \ˈmas-tər-ˌbāt\

Definition of masturbate for English Language Learners

  • : to touch or rub your own sexual organs for sexual pleasure


Medical Dictionary

masturbate

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verb mas·tur·bate \ˈmas-tər-ˌbāt\

Medical Definition of masturbate

masturbated

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masturbating

  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to practice masturbation

  3. transitive verb

  4. :  to practice masturbation on

masturbator

\-ˌbāt-ər\play noun

Learn More about masturbate

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of masturbate


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