Meaning of autoerotism in English:

autoerotism

Pronunciation /ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈɛrətɪz(ə)m/

noun

Psychology
  • Behaviour related to psychosexual development in which an emotional or erotic desire is satisfied by oneself; compare "narcissism". Now specifically: sexual stimulation of oneself; masturbation. Opposed to alloerotism .

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Havelock Ellis (1859–1939), writer and sexologist. From auto- + erotism.