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[ih-jak-yuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɪˈdʒæk yə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
pertaining to or of the nature of an exclamatory utterance.
Physiology. pertaining to ejaculation.
Also, ejaculative
[ih-jak-yuh-ley-tiv, -luh-tiv] /ɪˈdʒæk yəˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv/ (Show IPA)
Origin of ejaculatory
First recorded in 1635-45; ejaculate + -ory1
Related forms
nonejaculatory, adjective Unabridged
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  • The single tube thus formed, the ejaculatory duct, conveys the seminal fluid to the urethra, from which it is discharged.

    Plain Facts for Old and Young John Harvey Kellogg
  • She intimated some of her sentiments, by ejaculatory conjurations of evil.

    The Christmas Books William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Old Rowland Hill used to say, "I like short, ejaculatory prayer; it reaches heaven before the devil can get a shot at it."

    In Answer to Prayer W. Boyd Carpenter
  • This fluid runs out while the ejaculatory muscles are quiescent.

  • Thackeray speaking thus in ejaculatory sentences indicative of his gratitude and of his admiration!

  • O is used in an ejaculatory expression when followed by for or that.

    Why We Punctuate William Livingston Klein
  • I offered an ejaculatory prayer to Him who sits upon the throne of heaven for protection at this critical moment.

    The Iron Furnace John H. Aughey
  • I was almost constantly in ejaculatory prayer wherever I was.

    A Lamp to the Path W. K. Tweedie
  • He gathered his robe together, and with lifted eyes muttered an ejaculatory prayer.

    Remember the Alamo Amelia E. Barr
ejaculatory in Medicine

ejaculatory e·jac·u·la·to·ry (ĭ-jāk'yə-lə-tôr'ē)
Relating to an ejaculation.

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