[ verb ih-jak-yuh-leyt; noun ih-jak-yuh-lit ]
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verb (used with object),e·jac·u·lat·ed, e·jac·u·lat·ing.
  1. to utter suddenly and briefly; exclaim.

  2. to eject (semen).

  1. to eject suddenly and swiftly; discharge.

verb (used without object),e·jac·u·lat·ed, e·jac·u·lat·ing.
  1. to eject semen.

  1. the semen emitted in an ejaculation.

Origin of ejaculate

First recorded in 1570–80; from Latin ējaculātus “thrown out,” past participle of ējaculārī “to shoot out, throw out,” from ē- e-1 + jacul(um) “javelin” (from jac(ere) “to throw” + -ulum -ule) + -ārī, infinitive suffix

Other words from ejaculate

  • un·e·jac·u·lat·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for ejaculate


  1. to eject or discharge (semen) in orgasm

  2. (tr) to utter abruptly; blurt out

  1. another word for semen

Origin of ejaculate

C16: from Latin ējaculārī to hurl out, from jaculum javelin, from jacere to throw

Derived forms of ejaculate

  • ejaculator, noun

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