verb (used without object), fel·lat·ed, fel·lat·ing.
  1. to engage in fellatio.

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 fellator


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

Word Origin for fellate

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



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

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