vibrator

noun
vi·bra·tor | \ˈvī-ˌbrā-tər \

Definition of vibrator 

: one that vibrates or causes vibration: such as

a : a vibrating electrical apparatus used in massage or for sexual stimulation

b : a vibrating device (as in an electric bell or buzzer)

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Somewhere out of the frame, two former wives of the president-elect, Ivana Trump and Marla Maples, already had notions of ambassadorships buzzing in their brains like vibrators. Nina Burleigh, Newsweek, "Melania, Ivanka, Ivana, Marla and the Role of Women in Trump's World," 1 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of vibrator

1862, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of vibrator was in 1862

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vibrator

noun

English Language Learners Definition of vibrator

: an electronic device that vibrates and that is used especially for massage or sexual pleasure

vibrator

noun
vi·bra·tor | \ˈvī-ˌbrāt-ər \

Medical Definition of vibrator 

: a vibrating electrical apparatus used in massage or for sexual stimulation

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