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autoerotic

[aw-toh-i-rot-ik]
adjective
  1. producing sexual excitement or pleasure without association with another person or external stimulation.
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Origin of autoerotic

First recorded in 1895–1900; auto-1 + erotic
Related formsau·to·e·rot·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for auto-erotic

adj.

1898, coined by Havelock Ellis from auto- + erotic. Related: Auto-eroticism.

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