A term used to describe a person, edger, gooner, solosexual...someone that gets off on pleasuring themselves through masturbation/mutual masturbation and foreplay. Not necessarily circumscribing to penetration as a means of intimacy. Can be done alone or in a group (of other bators).
Can be used to describe male or female/heterosexual and homosexual.
He's not a top, nor a bottom...hes a total 'Bator'!
Shes alone in her room tonight; shes 'Bating'....
Bate ON brothers!