Definition of Masturbate

1. Verb. Stimulate sexually. "The old man wanted to be masturbated by the prostitute"

Related verbs: Fuck Off, Jack Off, Jerk Off, She-bop, Wank
Generic synonyms: Excite, Stimulate, Stir
Derivative terms: Masturbation

2. Verb. Get sexual gratification through self-stimulation.
Exact synonyms: Fuck Off, Jack Off, Jerk Off, She-bop, Wank
Entails: Caress, Fondle
Specialized synonyms: Scarf
Generic synonyms: Excite, Stimulate, Stir
Derivative terms: Jerk-off, Masturbation, Masturbator, Wank, Wanker

Definition of Masturbate

1. Verb. To stimulate oneself sexually, especially by use of one’s hand, sometimes with a partner. ¹

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Medical Definition of Masturbate

1. To practice masturbation. Origin: L. Masturbari, pp. Masturbatus (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Masturbate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Urology: Diseases of the Urinary Organs, Diseases of the Male Genital Organs by Edward Loughborough Keyes (1917)
"A young child who has been taught to masturbate will be seen constantly at work ... Boys who masturbate to excess usually incline to melancholy brood- ings, ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Disorders of the Sexual Function in the Male and Female by Max Hühner (1916)
"If coitus were practised nearly as often as some of these patients masturbate, the result might possibly be much more disastrous. But after a while he comes ..."

3. Disorders of the Male Sexual Organs by Eugene Fuller (1895)
"The feature in this case was an irresistible desire to masturbate. ... At the age of ten years he began to masturbate, and continued the practice more or ..."

4. Christianity and Sex Problems by Hugh Northcote (1916)
"From another source I learn that in Raratonga the word for "masturbate" is ... that he has found no expression equivalent to masturbate in the language he ..."

5. Psychopathia Sexualis, with Especial Reference to the Antipathic Sexual by Richard Krafft-Ebing (1922)
"The impulse to masturbate during the attack was always excited by certain ... In such a situation it forced him to masturbate, no matter where he might be. ..."

6. The Sexual life of the child by Albert Moll (1919)
"The commonest way to masturbate is with the hands, but this is by no means the invariable practice. All kinds of little artifices are employed, ..."

7. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"... < L. masturbari: see masturbate. ... [< masturbate + -on/.] Concerned with the practice of masturbation. ..."

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