follow Dictionary.com

Yours, Etc.: Origins and Uses of 8 Sign-Offs

autoerotic

[aw-toh-i-rot-ik] /ˌɔ toʊ ɪˈrɒt ɪk/
adjective
1.
producing sexual excitement or pleasure without association with another person or external stimulation.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; auto-1 + erotic
Related forms
autoerotically, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for auto-erotic
adj.

1898, coined by Havelock Ellis from auto- + erotic. Related: Auto-eroticism.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for autoerotic

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for auto

4
5
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with auto-erotic