Definition of indecent assault in English:

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indecent assault

Pronunciation: /inˈˌdēsnt əˈsôlt/


Sexual assault that does not involve rape.
Example sentences
  • The alleged offences were rape, indecent assault and false imprisonment.
  • Keith was convicted of five gross indecency and three indecent assault charges at Swindon Crown Court on Tuesday.
  • The charges were indecent assault, sexual assault, and assault causing bodily harm.

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Syllabification: in·de·cent as·sault

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