Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the nature of an ejaculation; ejaculatory: as, an ejaculative expression.

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Examples

  • He thought with emotion — aloud, ejaculative, for he was hurt and confused.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • It appeared, as well as I could decree, that the cause of his ejaculative outcry was the discovery of perhaps three, perhaps four, other young men, in coats of the same shiny material as my escorts.

    The Day of the Boomer Dukes

  • There is really no other word in the English language to express the meaning of the ejaculative sound he made, which signified, equally, acquiescence, approval, disapproval, or anything.

    Picked up at Sea The Gold Miners of Minturne Creek

  • He thought with emotion -- aloud, ejaculative, for he was hurt and confused.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • Olivetta was first stunned, then was ejaculative with consternation.

    No. 13 Washington Square

  • She uttered a little ejaculative note of joy and rushed to the bed.

    The Ragged Edge

  • Servants kept score of each man's orgasms, for the Pope greatly admired virility, and measured a man's machismo by his ejaculative capacity.

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • Tortoises and ostriches hatch their eggs with only looking on them, which infers that their eyes have in them some ejaculative virtue.

    The Essays of Montaigne — Complete

  • "The withdrawal method has all kinds of problems, including that most men don't know when they reach ejaculative inevitability," Martell said.

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  • Little needles of nervousness were out all over her, and, absurdly enough, there walked across her vision the utterly irrelevant spectacle of old black Willie with her feet bound in gunny sacks and the pencil nubs in her hair, and just as irrelevantly her mind began to pop with a little explosive ejaculative prayer: "O God, make him take me!

    Star-Dust

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