beat off

I. transitive verb II. verb
: masturbate — used of a male; usually considered vulgar

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vulgar slang (of a man) masturbate

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beat off [phrasal verb]
1 beat off (someone or something) or beat (someone or something) off : to force (someone or something) to go away by fighting

She managed to beat off her attacker.

— sometimes used figuratively

The company has managed to beat off [=fight off] its competitors and maintain control of the market.

2 US, informal + impolite, of a man :masturbate
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Main Entry:beat

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ˌbeat ˈoff derived
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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • beat off sb/sth — UK US beat off sb/sth Phrasal Verb with beat({{}}/biːt/ verb [T] (beat, beaten, US also beat) ► to stop someone or something from succeeding: »The company was awarded the contract after beating off fierce competition …   Financial and business terms

  • beat off sth — UK US beat off sb/sth Phrasal Verb with beat({{}}/biːt/ verb [T] (beat, beaten, US also beat) ► to stop someone or something from succeeding: »The company was awarded the contract after beating off fierce competition …   Financial and business terms


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