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noun, plural lez·zes. Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
  1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a lesbian.
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Also lez·zie.

Origin of lez

by shortening and respelling
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Examples from the Web for lez

Historical Examples

  • The combat with the giant may likewise be paralleled from the Lez Breiz cycle in that heros fight with the Moorish giant.

    Studies on the Legend of the Holy Grail

    Alfred Nutt

  • "Ah gee, lez—oh, lez go down the lake and swipe some mushrats out of somebody's traps," Cy was yawning.

    Main Street

    Sinclair Lewis

Word Origin and History for lez

also les; by 1929, colloquial shortening of lesbian.

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