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sexploitation

[sek-sploi-tey-shuh n]
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noun Informal.
  1. the exploitation of sex in films, magazines, etc.
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Origin of sexploitation

1940–45; blend of sex and exploitation
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British Dictionary definitions for sexploitation

sexploitation

noun
  1. the commercial exploitation of sex in films and other media
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Word Origin

C20: blend of sex + exploitation
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Word Origin and History for sexploitation

n.

1942, from sex (n.) + exploitation. Other similar coinages include sexpert (1924); sexcapade (1953); sexational (1927); and sexophone in "Brave New World."

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