[ oh-nuh-nist ]
/ ˈoʊ nəˌnɪst /
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someone who practices coitus interruptus or masturbation: A confirmed onanist, or chronic masturbator, she saw no need for a relationship with someone other than herself.
someone who commits acts that are thought to be sexually deviant:The city is famous for gamblers, prostitutes, alcoholics, fetishists, onanists, and pornographers.
someone whose behavior exhibits self-serving intellectual or emotional gratification: They seem to be a clique of onanists with nothing better to do than spend their lives at a computer terminal, insulting other people.
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OTHER WORDS FROM onanisto·nan·is·tic, adjective
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How to use onanist in a sentence
Among these persons we find few precocious or excessive onanists.The Sexual Question|August Forel