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[lez] /lɛz/
noun, plural lezzes. Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a lesbian.
Also, lezzie.
Origin of lez
by shortening and respelling Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The combat with the giant may likewise be paralleled from the lez Breiz cycle in that heros fight with the Moorish giant.

  • "Ah gee, lez—oh, lez go down the lake and swipe some mushrats out of somebody's traps," Cy was yawning.

    Main Street Sinclair Lewis
Word Origin and History for lez

also les; by 1929, colloquial shortening of lesbian.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for lez



: It was a fantastic turn-on, watching a lezzie scene


A lesbian: Mary is a les and John is a fairy/ I'd have figured you for a lez (1929+)


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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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