sexploitation

[ sek-sploi-tey-shuhn ]
/ ˌsɛk splɔɪˈteɪ ʃən /

noun

the promotion of hypersexualized content in advertisements, magazines, films, etc., particularly the exploitation of women's bodies: Skimpy uniforms contribute to the sexploitation of female athletes.

adjective

relating to or noting a subgenre of exploitation films characterized by explicit and gratuitous sex, often featuring sadism or sexual violence: sexploitation cinema;sexploitation producers and directors.

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Origin of sexploitation

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

sexploitation
/ (ˌsɛksplɔɪˈteɪʃən) /

noun

the commercial exploitation of sex in films and other media

Word Origin for sexploitation

C20: blend of sex + exploitation
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