onanist

onanism

[oh-nuh-niz-uhm]
noun
1.
withdrawal of the penis in sexual intercourse so that ejaculation takes place outside the vagina; coitus interruptus.

Origin:
1720–30; after Onan, son of Judah (Gen. 38:9); see -ism

onanist, noun
onanistic, adjective
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onanism (ˈəʊnəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
masturbate another name for masturbation (see coitus interruptus
 
[C18: after Onan, son of Judah; see Genesis 38:9]
 
'onanist
 
n, —adj
 
onan'istic
 
adj

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onanism
"masturbation," 1727, from Onan, son of Judah (Gen. xxxviii.9), who spilled his seed on the ground rather than impregnate his dead brother's wife: "And Onan knew that the seed should not be his; and it came to pass, when he went in unto his brother's wife, that he spilled it on the ground, lest that
he should give seed to his brother." The moral of this verse was redirected by those who sought to suppress masturbation.
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onanism o·nan·ism (ō'nə-nĭz'əm)
n.

  1. See coitus interruptus.

  2. Masturbation.

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