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masturbate

mas·tur·bate

masturbate

pronunciation:
mae str beIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: masturbated, masturbates, masturbating
definition: to excite one's own genitals to reach orgasm.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to excite the genitals of (oneself or another) without intercourse, to cause orgasm.