self-abuse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

self- +‎ abuse

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Noun[edit]

self-abuse (uncountable)

  1. Self-deception. [from early 17th c.]
  2. (historical, euphemistic) Masturbation. [from 18th c.]
  3. Cutting of oneself.

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Verb[edit]

self-abuse (third-person singular simple present self-abuses, present participle self-abusing, simple past and past participle self-abused)

  1. (historical, euphemistic) To masturbate.