indecent assault


noun

a sexual offense, other than rape, committed by one person against another.

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Origin of indecent assault

First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for indecent assault

indecent assault

noun

the act of taking indecent liberties with a person without his or her consent
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