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or douche bag

  1. a small syringe having detachable nozzles for fluid injections, used chiefly for vaginal lavage and for enemas.
  2. Also called douche. Slang: Vulgar. a contemptible or despicable person.
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Origin of douchebag

First recorded in 1930–35
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also douche-bag, douche bag, 1893, from douche + bag (n.). American English slang sense of "contemptible person" attested by 1967.

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