masturbatory

adjective mas·tur·ba·to·ry \ ˈmas-tər-bə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of masturbatory

1 :of, relating to, or involving masturbation
  • masturbatory fantasies
2 :excessively self-absorbed or self-indulgent
  • write tedious, masturbatory books … about themselves for people to read … with envy
  • —D. R. Katz

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First Known Use of masturbatory

1864


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masturbatory

adjective mas·tur·ba·to·ry \ ˈmas-tər-bə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr- \

medical Definition of masturbatory

:of, relating to, or associated with masturbation
  • masturbatory fantasies

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