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English definition of “masturbate”

masturbate

verb     /ˈmæs.tə.beɪt/ US  /-tɚ-/
[I] to touch or rub your sexual organs in order to give yourself sexual pleasureSexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction [T] to touch or rub someone's sexual organs in order to give them sexual pleasureSexual intercourse masturbation     /ˌmæs.təˈbeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-tɚ-/ noun [U] Sexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction masturbatory     /ˌmæs.təˈbeɪ.tər.i/ US  /-t̬ɚˈbeɪ.tɔːr.i/ adjective masturbatory fantasiesRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
(Definition of masturbate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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