Definition of sadomasochism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

sadomasochism

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌseɪdoʊˈmæsəˌkɪzəm//
 
[uncountable]
 
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enjoyment from hurting someone and being hurt, especially during sexual activity
sadomasochist
 
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NAmE//ˌseɪdoʊˈmæsəkɪst//
 
noun
sadomasochistic
 
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NAmE//ˌseɪdoʊˌmæsəˈkɪstɪk//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sadomasochism