Definitions

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

  • noun The act of ejaculating.
  • noun An abrupt discharge of fluid.
  • noun The expulsion of seminal fluid from the urethra of the penis during orgasm.
  • noun A sudden short exclamation, especially a brief pious utterance or prayer.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of throwing or shooting out; a darting or casting forth.
  • noun The uttering of exclamations, or of brief exclamatory phrases; that which is so uttered.
  • noun Specifically, in physiology, the emission of semen; a seminal discharge: as, the vessels of ejaculation.

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

  • noun Archaic or Technical The act of throwing or darting out with a sudden force and rapid flight.
  • noun The uttering of a short, sudden exclamation or prayer, or the exclamation or prayer uttered.
  • noun (Physiol.) The act of ejecting or suddenly throwing, as a fluid from a duct.

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

  • noun The act of throwing or darting out with a sudden force and rapid flight.
  • noun The uttering of a short, sudden exclamation or prayer, or the exclamation or prayer uttered.
  • noun The act of ejecting or suddenly throwing, as a fluid from a duct.
  • noun biology The forcible ejection of semen from the mammalian urethra, a reflex in response to sexual stimulation.

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

  • noun an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion
  • noun the discharge of semen in males

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  • "A short exclamatory prayer." No, seriously.

    February 1, 2007

  • OH GOD!

    February 1, 2007

  • Yes, tank, it was an interesting day when I learned the OTHER meaning of the word. ;-)

    February 1, 2007

  • "Mrs Bennett's random ejaculations."

    Mrs Anderson during a Year 10 discussion of Pride and Prejudice.

    April 6, 2008