Main Entry: mas·och·ist
Pronunciation: -k&st
Function: noun
: an individual who is given to masochism

Source: Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary, © 2002 Merriam-Webster, Inc.

masochist

n : someone who obtains pleasure from receiving punishment ant: sadist

Source: WordNet ® 2.0, © 2003 Princeton University
"He is such a masochist!"
"Why do you say that?"
"He likes to be hurt by other people."
by Sancira October 12, 2005

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Someone who obtains sexual gratification from being physically or emotionally abused, humiliated or mistreated, either by another or by oneself.
by Skippy June 13, 2003

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An individual who is sexually stimulated by pain, either self-inflicted or administered by others.
The masochist looked forward to trips to the dentist.
by Livvy August 16, 2003

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a person who enjoys recieving pain. It is quite possible for a person to be masochistic without being submissive, and to be masochistic without being masochistic. It is also possible to be a masochist AND a sadist.
i'm the type of masochist who enjoys tactile stimulation, but not percussion
by calamity December 05, 2003

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One who recieves pleasure (usually sexual) from being physically tortured or otherwise inflicted with pain, or humiliation. (a person who is masochistic is not necessarily a submissive, they don't go hand in hand)
James enjoyed spanking his girlfriend, being a masochist, she enjoyed it to
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one who enjoys emotional and physical pain, some enjoy it sexualy and other do not
one who get a mental high from emotional and physical pain
I for one am a Masochist, I enjoy both emotional and physical pain to myself (not in a sexual way)
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One whom has derived excitement, or pleasure (whether it be sexual or not) from pain, delivered on by themself, or by another individual. Antonym: Sadist
I myself am a Masochist. I constantly ask my friends to stab me with sticks...they unfortunately refuse.
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(Gamer Slang) Someone who gets pleasure from playing a game at impossible difficulty settings, frequently dying and overall being quite bothered and frustrated. Someone with an intense masochistic drive in gaming, will enjoy games most when they are almost impossible and other people wouldn't even attempt them. These sorts of people are happiest, when they are also so frustrated as to constantly be cussing the game while playing.
Super Meat Boy is a game designed specifically for masochists.

Dude, you're sick, just sick. You have to be a masochist to play so damn good, shit.
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