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o·nan·ism

 (ō′nə-nĭz′əm)
n.
1. Masturbation.
2. Coitus interruptus.

[After Onan, son of Judah (Genesis 38:9).]

o′nan·ist n.
o′nan·is′tic adj.
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onanism

(ˈəʊnəˌnɪzəm)
n
another name for masturbation, coitus interruptus
[C18: after Onan, son of Judah; see Genesis 38:9]
ˈonanist n, adj
ˌonanˈistic adj
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o•nan•ism

(ˈoʊ nəˌnɪz əm)

n.
1. withdrawal of the penis in sexual intercourse so that ejaculation takes place outside the vagina; coitus interruptus.
[1720–30; after Onan, son of Judah (Genesis 38:9); see -ism]
o′nan•ist, n.
o`nan•is′tic, adj.
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onanism

1. the practice of preejaculatory withdrawal during intercourse.
2. masturbation. — onanist, n. — onanistic, adj.
See also: Sex
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.onanism - manual stimulation of the genital organs (of yourself or another) for sexual pleasure
autoeroticism, autoerotism - using you own body as a sexual object
self-abuse, self-stimulation - manual stimulation of your own genital organ for sexual pleasure
frottage - masturbation by rubbing against another person (as in a crowd)
hand job, jacking off, jerking off, wank - slang for masturbation
2.onanism - a method of birth control in which coitus is initiated but the penis is deliberately withdrawn before ejaculation
birth control, birth prevention, family planning - limiting the number of children born
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Translations
onanie
onánia
onanisme

onanism

[ˈəʊnənɪzəm] Nonanismo m
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onanism

n (form)Coitus interruptus m; (= masturbation)Onanie f, → Masturbation f
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onanism

[ˈəʊnəˌnɪzm] nonanismo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

o·nan·ism

n. onanismo, coito interrumpido.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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