autoerotic


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au·to·er·o·tism

 (ô′tō-ĕr′ə-tĭz′əm) or au·to·e·rot·i·cism (-ĭ-rŏt′ĭ-sĭz′əm)
n.
1. Self-satisfaction of sexual desire, as by masturbation.
2. The arousal of sexual feeling without an external stimulus.

au′to·e·rot′ic (-ĭ-rŏt′ĭk) adj.

au•to•e•rot•ic

(ˌɔ toʊ ɪˈrɒt ɪk)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or marked by autoeroticism.
[1895–1900]
au`to•e•rot′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.autoerotic - sexually satisfying yourself (as by masturbation)
sexy - marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"
Translations

autoerotic

adjautoerotisch
References in periodicals archive ?
Whatever it is, what more vivid way can we express the truth that we all live in our heads than by autoerotic performances in one another's company?
The game, however, is not related to autoerotic asphyxiation because there is no sexual component to it.
These include the heretic (associated with the espousal of any sexual activity that deviates from the ideal of virginity and/or traditional gender roles), the sodomite (associated with a variety of same-sex exchanges and proclivity to sensuousness), and the onanist or solitary sinner (associated with a wide range of autoerotic acts and pleasures).
To show I'm keen I'll stroke my cheek, touch my ears or rub my chin - preening and autoerotic touching.
There were the orgy scenes of Scheherazade (1910), the autoerotic gesture of L'Apres-midi d'un faune (1912), and the generally sexualized excess of the various other `oriental' ballets, including Cleopatre (1909) and Le Dieu Bleu (1912).
Hence Dickinson has been viewed as having a "homoerotic and autoerotic commitment to women" and as being "cliterocentric" (140), although the evidence for these claims is less than fully persuasive.
In his very next sentence, the narrator reflects, with some sense of longing, on this autoerotic period of his life: "I have often thought, since those days, that there can be nothing like that man's sense of mastery whose hand it is which gives the first motion to some long train crowded with bustling life and tumult" (133).
For women to be considered the equivalent of autoerotic self-strangulation is hardly flattering.
However, This is no tale of Spanish toreadors, but "An Autoerotic Thriller, a tale of passion and revenge.
Hustler, the pornography magazine was sued by the family of a 14-year-old who died while attempting to engage in autoerotic asphyxiation as described in a how-to article entitled "Orgasm of Death.
Burgess, Autoerotic Fatalities (Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1983).
Devor's participants describe autoerotic fantasies and report becoming aroused by and masturbating to images of themselves engaging in heterosexual relationships as males, of simulating a male phallus.