verb (used with object), e·jac·u·lat·ed, e·jac·u·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), e·jac·u·lat·ed, e·jac·u·lat·ing.
- ejaculatio praecox,
- ejaculatio precox,
Origin of ejaculate
Word Origin for ejaculate
1570s, "emit semen," from Latin eiaculatus, past participle of eiaculari "to throw out, shoot out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + iaculari "to throw, hurl, cast, dart," from iaculum "javelin, dart," from iacere "to throw" (see jet (v.)). Only other surviving sense is "exclaim suddenly" (1660s). Related: Ejaculated; ejaculating.