• WordNet 3.6
    • n masturbator a person who practices masturbation
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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.
    • n masturbator One who masturbates.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The penalty for masturbation in Indonesia is decapitation.
    • n Masturbator one guilty of this
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  • Karl Marx
    “Philosophy stands in the same relation to the study of the actual world as masturbation to sexual love.”
  • Karl Kraus
    “Intercourse with a woman is sometimes a satisfactory substitute for masturbation. But it takes a lot of imagination to make it work.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. masturbāri.


In literature:

Paullini mentions a case the result of masturbation, and Hunter speaks of torsion of the penis associated with arthritis.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
And yet he again restrained himself by comparing it to the gloom after masturbation.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
As a matter of fact, all boys masturbate, and many girls also.
"Sane Sex Life and Sane Sex Living" by H.W. Long
Statistics show that insanity is frequently caused by masturbation.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Masturbation, and early and excessive sexual indulgence, are also causes.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
There is undoubtedly a connection between nocturnal enuresis and sexual activities, sometimes masturbation.
"Studies in Forensic Psychiatry" by Bernard Glueck
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

In poetry:

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

In news:

At the Exxxotica Expo in Miami Beach this past weekend, you may have had the pleasure of meeting the male world record holder for Longest Time Spent Masturbating , Mr Masanobu Sato.
Adult businesses allowed to continue informing truckers where they can masturbate .
Don't masturbate in front of her while eating shrimp with your free hand.
Masturbation , like other pleasures, should be enjoyed, but in moderation: Ken Gallinger.
Notable deaths in arts, A to M. Masturbation , like other pleasures, should be enjoyed, but in moderation: Ken Gallinger.
Touchy-feely: Female masturbation bar opens in Japan.
Instead of booze, the first female masturbation bar in Japan offers women dozens of different vibrators.
Ladies' masturbation bar opens in Tokyo.
Porn, Masturbation and Mojo: A Neuroscience Perspective.
Revolutionizing the art of masturbation .
Tenga and other Japanese male masturbation tools are taking over the world, one synthetic vagina at a time.
Laura Berman on Masturbation Video.
For Obama's Surgeon General, Elders Looks Past Masturbation to National Healthcare.
PlanetOut reported on Monday that "BBC News reported on Wednesday" that masturbating frequently may reduce a man's risk of prostate cancer.
A 47-year-old man was arrested after he was caught masturbating in his car parked near the Little League Fields in Flemington on Sept 26, police said.