ejaculate VERB 1) (of a man or male animal) eject semen from the penis at the moment of orgasm. 2) dated say something quickly and suddenly.
NOUN semen that has been ejaculated.
DERIVATIVES ejaculation noun ejaculator noun ejaculatory adjective.
ORIGIN Latin ejaculari 'dart out' , from iacere 'to throw' .

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  • Ejaculate — E*jac u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ejaculated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ejaculating}.] [L. ejaculatus, p. p. of ejaculari to throw out; e out + ejaculari to throw, fr. jaculum javelin, dart, fr. jacere to throw. See {Eject}.] 1. To throw out suddenly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ejaculate — E*jac u*late, v. i. 1. To utter ejaculations; to make short and hasty exclamations. [R.] Ejaculating to himself. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. to eject semen; of a male animal (esp. a human or other mammal) during coitus. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ejaculate — index precipitate (throw down violently), send Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ejaculate — 1570s, emit semen, from L. eiaculatus, pp. of eiaculari to throw out, shoot out, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + iaculari to throw, hurl, cast, dart, from iaculum javelin, dart, from iacere to throw (see JET ( …   Etymology dictionary

  • ejaculate — [v] eject semen climax, come*, discharge, have an orgasm, spurt; concepts 152,179 …   New thesaurus

  • ejaculate — [ē jak′yo͞o lāt΄, ijak′yo͞o lāt΄; ē jak′yəlāt΄; i jak′yəlāt΄] vt., vi. ejaculated, ejaculating [< L ejaculatus, pp. of ejaculari, to throw out < e , out + jaculari, to throw < jaculum, a dart, missile < jacere, to throw: see JET1] 1.… …   English World dictionary

  • Ejaculate — To ejaculate is to release semen during an orgasm in a male. The ejaculate (used as a noun) is the semen. * * * 1. To expel suddenly. 2. Semen expelled in ejaculation. [see ejaculation] * * * ejac·u·late i jak yə .lāt vb, lat·ed; lat·ing vt 1) to …   Medical dictionary

  • ejaculate — [[t]ɪʤæ̱kjʊleɪt[/t]] ejaculates, ejaculating, ejaculated 1) VERB When a man ejaculates, sperm comes out through his penis. ... a tendency to ejaculate quickly. Derived words: ejaculation [[t]ɪʤæ̱kjʊle͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] plural N VAR Each male… …   English dictionary

  • ejaculate — UK [ɪˈdʒækjʊleɪt] / US [ɪˈdʒækjəˌleɪt] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms ejaculate : present tense I/you/we/they ejaculate he/she/it ejaculates present participle ejaculating past tense ejaculated past participle ejaculated 1) biology if… …   English dictionary

  • ejaculate — [16] Etymologically, ejaculate means ‘dart out’. It comes from Latin ejaculārī, a compound verb formed ultimately from the prefix ex ‘out’ and jaculum ‘dart, javelin’. This in turn was a derivative of jacere ‘throw’ (which itself combined with ex …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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