Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To eject or discharge abruptly, especially to discharge (semen) in orgasm.
  • intransitive verb To utter suddenly and passionately; exclaim.
  • intransitive verb To eject a body fluid, especially semen.
  • noun The fluid discharged in an ejaculation, especially semen.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To throw out; cast forth; shoot out; dart. [Archaic, except in technical use.]
  • To utter as an exclamation, or in an exclamatory manner; utter suddenly and briefly: as, to ejaculate a cry or a prayer.
  • To utter ejaculations; speak in an abrupt, exclamatory manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb rare To utter ejaculations; to make short and hasty exclamations.
  • intransitive verb to eject semen; -- of a male animal (esp. a human or other mammal) during coitus.
  • transitive verb Archaic or Technical To throw out suddenly and swiftly, as if a dart; to dart; to eject.
  • transitive verb To throw out, as an exclamation; to utter by a brief and sudden impulse.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive Of a male, to eject semen (or, of a female, vaginal fluid) during an orgasm.
  • verb transitive To eject abruptly
  • verb transitive To say abruptly.
  • noun Semen ejected during an ejaculation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb utter impulsively
  • verb eject semen
  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin ēiaculārī, ēiaculāt- : ē-, ex-, ex- + iaculārī, to throw (from iaculum, dart; see yē- in Indo-European roots).]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin ēiaculātus, perfect passive participle of ēiaculor ("hurl, shoot out"), from ē ("out") + iaculor ("throw, dart"), from iaculum ("a missile, a dart"), from iaciō ("to throw, to hurl").

Examples

  • Would expenses include removal of said monkey ejaculate from the Arizona mansion?

    exCUSEme? « Skid Roche

  • The freezing process, the doctor explained, "wipes the blazes" out of a sperm sample (ejaculate is split into a dozen samples, each of which is mixed with antifreeze-like chemical solutions before being stored at — 196° Celsius).

    The XY Files

  • The freezing process, the doctor explained, "wipes the blazes" out of a sperm sample (ejaculate is split into a dozen samples, each of which is mixed with antifreeze-like chemical solutions before being stored at — 196° Celsius).

    The XY Files

  • “… but making the monkeys ejaculate is mandatory for success on the show.”

    exCUSEme? « Skid Roche

  • It's not about avoiding an awkward classroom moment, or they would have removed the word "ejaculate" from Victorian novels, where everybody is always ejaculating about everything.

    'Huck Finn' sanitized for your protection

  • It's not about avoiding an awkward classroom moment, or they would have removed the word "ejaculate" from Victorian novels, where everybody is always ejaculating about everything.

    Why a new edition of Huckleberry Finn is wrong to remove the N-word

  • I also occasionally use the word "ejaculate" in the verbal and completely non-sexual sense.

    Flipping the Script: Upside Down and Against the Wind

  • I mean 'ejaculate' is still defined as:"to utter suddenly and briefly; exclaim." according to my dictionary.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • I mean 'ejaculate' is still defined as:"to utter suddenly and briefly; exclaim." according to my dictionary.

    I used to be Gay.

  • It's not about avoiding an awkward classroom moment, or they would have removed the word "ejaculate" from Victorian novels, where everybody is always ejaculating about everything.

    Redskins Insider Podcast -- The Washington Post

Comments

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  • I far prefer the non-sexual use of this word. I find it a delight when I find this in a victorian work.

    September 23, 2008

  • Then you might enjoy this list.

    September 23, 2008

  • Both definitions relate to something oral.

    September 23, 2008

  • I don't think ejaculate, the verb meaning "eject semen," is particularly oral.

    September 23, 2008

  • Perhaps it was an unsuccessful innuendo?

    September 25, 2008