touch (oneself)

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touch (oneself)

1. euphemism To masturbate. My mother always used to say you'll go blind if you touch yourself.
2. To touch or fondle one's genitals. Get your hands out of your pants and stop touching yourself!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

touch

1. n. a likely target for begging; someone who is asked for a loan. (see also soft touch.) He was just the kind of touch we were looking for, not too bright and not too poor.
2. n. a request for money (from a beggar); a request for a loan. I ignored the touch and walked on by.
3. tv. to ask someone for a loan. He touched me for a hundred bucks.
4. n. a small portion of something to eat or drink. (Folksy.) I’ll have just a touch. I’m on a diet, you know.
5. tv. to deal with or handle someone or something. (Usually in the negative.) Mr. Wilson is a real pain, and I wouldn’t touch his account. Find somebody else to handle it.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

touch

base/bases Informal
To renew a line of communication: "He went out of his way to touch base with a broad cross section of ... residents" (George B. Merry).
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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US-based entrepreneur and motivational speaker Mr Robbins was recently forced to deny allegations he groped women and told audience members at self-help events to touch themselves sexually.
They also described "breathing exercises" in which Weber touched them and compelled them to touch themselves, and ostracism and lost opportunities when they did not comply with his requests.
Why must men and their need to touch themselves take precedence over the extreme discomfort women feel when forced to be in visual or physical proximity with a man who insists on carrying on with this practice?
We saw the anticholinergic side effects more often in the first 4 weeks of the double-blind trials than in the long-term extension, because once patients learned how to use the pad and not touch themselves afterwards, the adverse events came down," he said.
'Young Filipino children have been molested and sexually abused by adults, forced to have sex with other children, made to use sex toys to portray sex acts, made to touch themselves and other sexually explicit conduct.'
Hewitt contacted girls on Skype and in online chat rooms, asked them for photos and encouraged them to touch themselves, London's Appeal Court heard.
They don't touch themselves. They come into sex just expecting that [their partner] is going to do everything and it's up to [their partner] to make them feel good.
Cara Smith, spokeswoman for the sheriff's office, said Cassidy resigned from her post because she opposed a bill the sheriff's office had been strongly pushing -- a measure that would place inmates on the sex offender registry upon release if they expose or inappropriately touch themselves in front of female staffers more than two times.
Lewis Edwards, 18, set up a false profile as US dance star Madison Haschak, and coerced girls as young as ten and 12 to touch themselves on camera.
He asked the girls, who were aged around 15, to touch themselves sexually and describe what they were doing.
The pervert urged at least seven children, aged between 11 and 12, to put masks on their faces and touch themselves so he could watch.
After just two and a half hours of deliberations, the jury awarded the five plaintiffs $72,400 in damages for individual and group therapy sessions in which clients were asked to undress and touch themselves in their therapists' presence and to beat effigies of their mothers with a tennis racket.
Foetuses usually move their mouths and touch themselves less as they gain more control the closer they get to birth.
Touch is as important as vision, and the paintings seem to want to touch themselves. Often the simple, organic, wobbly forms subtly create the impression that they are in motion, floating free in space.
The campaign is urging women to "touch themselves" in a bid to detect a disease early on.