[ verb ih-jak-yuh-leyt; noun ih-jak-yuh-lit ]
/ verb ɪˈdʒæk yəˌleɪt; noun ɪˈdʒæk yə lɪt /
verb (used with object), e·jac·u·lat·ed, e·jac·u·lat·ing.
to utter suddenly and briefly; exclaim.
to eject (semen).
to eject suddenly and swiftly; discharge.
verb (used without object), e·jac·u·lat·ed, e·jac·u·lat·ing.
to eject semen.
the semen emitted in an ejaculation.
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Origin of ejaculate
OTHER WORDS FROM ejaculateun·e·jac·u·lat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ejaculate
to eject or discharge (semen) in orgasm
(tr) to utter abruptly; blurt out
another word for semen
Derived forms of ejaculateejaculator, noun
Word Origin for ejaculate
C16: from Latin ējaculārī to hurl out, from jaculum javelin, from jacere to throw
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Medical definitions for ejaculate
[ ĭ-jăk′yə-lāt′ ]
To eject or discharge abruptly, especially to discharge semen in orgasm.
Semen ejaculated in orgasm.
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