Fap is a slang term for male masturbation. The earliest known use of the word fap appeared in the Japanese manga webcomic Sexy Losers in April The term has since spread to common mainstream use, particularly online. Fap is the male equivalent of the similarly onomatopoeic terms for female masturbation, schlick, paff, and squish. The term fap can be used in many ways. Fap can also be used to suggest someone is so attractive that they would inspire you to masturbate, especially online.
Urban Dictionary: Fap
You know — fapfapfapfap. What started as a casual discussion is now a website and organization that promotes quitting not just masturbation, but also porn and other sexual behaviors. Their target audience appears to be predominantly straight males, with smaller pockets of women and queer folks. Proponents argue that adopting the NoFap lifestyle offers a range of benefits, from mental clarity to muscle growth. But is there any truth behind these claims?
NoFap Benefits: Real or Overhyped?
It wasn't so long ago that the world's eager young masturbators could happily jerk themselves into a state of exhaustion without a care in the world. But now there's a growing level of consciousness of something that should probably have been quite obvious to anyone whose blood hadn't all been redirected away from his brain. Namely, that if you watch tons of videos of unlimited genres of depravity, you're going to find it more difficult to get turned on by a living, breathing, naked human being who wants to do IRL sex stuff with you.
What do all these have in common? They are onomatopoeia. Fap is meant to imitate the sound of a man masturbating. Wow, bad visual. Fap was used increasingly in manga and webcomics throughout the —s to represent male masturbation.