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rough trade

noun, Slang.
male homosexual prostitution, especially involving brutality or sadism.
a male homosexual prostitute who engages in brutality or sadism, or such homosexuals collectively.
violent, often brutal sex acts.
a lower-class man who is found sexually attractive by a gay man from a higher social class. Unabridged
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rough trade

(slang) (in homosexual use) a tough or violent sexual partner, esp a lorry driver, construction worker, or docker, casually picked up
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rough trade

noun phrase

A sadistic or iolent se partner, often heterosexual; ruffianly partner of a homosexual: I hope the next time he meets some rough trade from uptown (1935+ Homosexuals)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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