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Definition of masturbate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    masturbate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈmæstərˌbeɪt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they masturbate
     
    he / she / it masturbates
     
    past simple masturbated
     
    -ing form masturbating
     
     
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  1. 1 [intransitive, transitive] masturbate (yourself) to give yourself sexual pleasure by rubbing your sexual organs
  2. 2 [transitive] masturbate somebody to give someone sexual pleasure by rubbing their sexual organs
masturbation
 
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NAmE//ˌmæstərˈbeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
masturbatory
 
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NAmE//ˈmæstərbəˌtɔri//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: masturbate