acquaintance rape


noun

rape committed by a person who is acquainted with the victim.

Nearby words

  1. acoustooptics,
  2. acp,
  3. acpt.,
  4. acquaint,
  5. acquaintance,
  6. acquaintance violence,
  7. acquainted,
  8. acquest,
  9. acquiesce,
  10. acquiescence

Compare date rape.

Origin of acquaintance rape

First recorded in 1980–85

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