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English definition of “masturbate”

masturbate

verb uk   /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
noun [U] uk   /ˌmæs.təˈbeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-tɚ-/
Sexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction
masturbatory
adjective uk   /ˌmæs.təˈbeɪ.tər.i/ us    /-t̬ɚˈbeɪ.tɔːr.i/
masturbatory fantasiesRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
(Definition of masturbate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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