vibrator

noun

vi·​bra·​tor ˈvī-ˌbrā-tər How to pronounce vibrator (audio)
: 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)

Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vibrator was in 1862

Dictionary Entries Near vibrator

Cite this Entry

“Vibrator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vibrator. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

vibrator

noun
vi·​bra·​tor ˈvī-ˌbrāt-ər How to pronounce vibrator (audio)
: one that vibrates or causes vibration

Medical Definition

vibrator

noun
vi·​bra·​tor ˈvī-ˌbrāt-ər How to pronounce vibrator (audio)
: a vibrating electrical apparatus used in massage or for sexual stimulation
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