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verb (used with object), fel·lat·ed, fel·lat·ing.
  1. to perform fellatio on.
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verb (used without object), fel·lat·ed, fel·lat·ing.
  1. to engage in fellatio.
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Origin of fellate

First recorded in 1965–70; by back formation from fellatio
Related formsfel·la·tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fellate


  1. (tr) to perform fellatio on (a person)
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Word Origin

C20: back formation from fellatio
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Word Origin and History for fellate


1968, verbal derivative of fellatio. Related: Fellated; fellating.

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