noun Date: 1603 erotic stimulation especially of one's own genital organs commonly resulting in orgasm and achieved by manual or other bodily contact exclusive of sexual intercourse, by instrumental manipulation, occasionally by sexual fantasies, or by various combinations of these agencies

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  • Masturbation — (Zeichnung von Gustav Klimt, 1913) Unter Masturbation wird eine – überwiegend manuelle – Stimulation der Geschlechtsorgane verstanden, die in der Regel zum Orgasmus führt. Dabei können auch verschiedene Hilfsmittel zum Einsatz kommen.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • masturbation — [ mastyrbasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1580; lat. masturbatio, de manus « main » et stupratio « action de souiller »; cf. le doublet sav. manustupration 1 ♦ Pratique qui consiste à provoquer le plaisir sexuel par l excitation manuelle des parties génitales (d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • masturbation — mas tur*ba tion, n. [L. masturbatus, p. p. of masturbari to practice onanism: cf. F. masturbation.] The act of masturbating; sexual self gratification; onanism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • masturbation — 1711 (earlier as mastupration, 1620s), from Fr. masturbation and directly from Mod.L. masturbationem (nom. masturbatio), noun of action from pp. stem of L. masturbari t masturbate. The long standing speculation is that this Latin word is altered… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Masturbation — Masturbation, s. Onanie …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Masturbation — oder Mastupration (lat.), s. Onanie …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Masturbation — Onanism redirects here. For the Biblical origin of the term onanism , see Onan. Gustav Klimt s Woman seated with thighs apart (1916) …   Wikipedia

  • Masturbation — Chez l’être humain, la masturbation est une pratique sexuelle, consistant à provoquer le plaisir sexuel par la stimulation des parties génitales ou d’autres zones érogènes, à l’aide des mains ou d’objets, tels des godemichets ou autres jouets… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • masturbation — 1. (Masturbation) (6553↑, 1160↓) The act of touching oneself to produce a favorable feeling in the groin area. Usually accompanied by some sort of mental, visual, or audio stimulation to assist in reaching climax. jerking off; spit shining the… …   Urban English dictionary

  • masturbation — masturbational, adj. masturbatory /mas teuhr beuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /mas teuhr bay sheuhn/, n. 1. the stimulation or manipulation of one s own genitals, esp. to orgasm; sexual self gratification. 2. the stimulation, by manual or other means …   Universalium

  • Masturbation — Onanie; sich einen runterholen (umgangssprachlich); Autoerotik; Selbstbefriedigung; Wichsen (vulgär) * * * Mas|tur|ba|ti|on [mastʊrba ts̮i̯o:n], die; , en: geschlechtliche Selbstbefriedigung. * * * Mas|tur|ba|ti|on 〈f …   Universal-Lexikon

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