masturbate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v masturbate get sexual gratification through self-stimulation
    • v masturbate stimulate sexually "The old man wanted to be masturbated by the prostitute"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Puritans had such an obsessive fear of masturbation that almost any means were used to curtail the practice. For instance, some doctors recommended covering the penis with plaster of Paris.
    • masturbate To commit self-abuse.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The penalty for masturbation in Indonesia is decapitation.
    • v.i Masturbate to commit self-abuse
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Quotations

  • Karl Marx
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    “Philosophy stands in the same relation to the study of the actual world as masturbation to sexual love.”
  • Karl Kraus
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    “Intercourse with a woman is sometimes a satisfactory substitute for masturbation. But it takes a lot of imagination to make it work.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. masturbāri.

Usage

In literature:

They refer more or less precisely to sexual relationships, and they usually touch on masturbation.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
Masturbation, or self-abuse, II, 157.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
A peculiar character of the diseases which have their origin in venereal excesses and masturbation is chronicity.
"Plain Facts for Old and Young" by John Harvey Kellogg
And you get various mild sex perversions, such as masturbation, and so on.
"Fantasia of the Unconscious" by D. H. Lawrence
Unscrupulous nurses sometimes actually teach these little fellows to masturbate.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
The act may be repeated until inveterate masturbation results, even at an early age.
"Sex" by Henry Stanton
The act of masturbation causes an orgasm and leads to a complete emptying of all these ducts.
"The Biology, Physiology and Sociology of Reproduction" by Winfield S. Hall
He had masturbated but little.
"The Electric Bath" by George M. Schweig
I lie and masturbate with a phantom.
"Fantazius Mallare" by Ben Hecht
Masturbation, if present, must be corrected.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)" by Various
Nowhere is more tact required by the physician than in his dealings with those who masturbate or have masturbated.
"The Sexual Life of the Child" by Albert Moll
Several of us boys were days in finding out what the book meant, by masturbation, ononism, or whatever, the language may have been.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous
This is especially true of mental masturbation.
"Sex-education" by Maurice Alpheus Bigelow
The effects of self-abuse upon woman, is as disastrous as masturbation upon males.
"Plain Talks on Avoided Subjects" by Henry Newell Guernsey
Masturbation entered into the history of all.
"A Problem in Modern Ethics" by John Addington Symonds
Some of the boys tell me they have almost entirely ceased masturbating.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
From this are produced "masturbation storms," which the subject loathes but cannot control.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
He says it means masturbation.
"A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis" by Sigmund Freud
They are inclined to masturbation.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
Breast-beating is as solitary as any other form of masturbation.
"The Trial of Callista Blake" by Edgar Pangborn
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In poetry:

The other does that
His hair long and plausive
Bastard
Masturbating a glitter
He wants to be loved.
"Death & Co." by Sylvia Plath

In news:

Public Masturbation and the Shame Game.
Last week, we discussed a public masturbator operating on Metro's Orange Line.
Report Advocates Teaching Masturbation to 5-Year-Olds.
Some people might not have admitted masturbating to an interviewer.
But even allowing for this possibility, it seems clear that masturbation is by no means as prevalent … as many people bel...
A Christian school teacher was fired and charged with a felony for allegedly masturbating behind a podium during class.
Blu-Ray Porn, Mechanized Masturbation and Upskirts at Japan's First Sex Show.
1 items are tagged with masturbation.
Music For my penultimate column (I'm outta here next week) I wanted to throw a party, a little mutual masturbation session starring various Portland punk-affiliated people I've crossed paths with since starting Upper Extremities last summer.
The Scientific Case for Masturbation.
The ex-Jets sideline reporter who accused Brett Favre of sending her pictures of his privates now says he also requested a video of her masturbating, TMZ.com reported.
But if you can squirt when you masturbate alone, WSID, you can squirt with your boyfriend.
That moment occurs when lead character Helen (Tania Raymonde, TV's "Lost") begins to masturbate in the kitchen with a carrot before giving up in frustration.
"Each time a man masturbates, another man dies.".
Kevin Clash's SECOND ACCUSER Reveals There Was NO Under Age Sex, But LOTS Of GROPING And MASTURBATION.
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