Definition of date-rape drug in English:

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date-rape drug

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

A drug that causes temporary loss of memory or inhibition, surreptitiously given to someone in order to facilitate rape or sexual abuse.
Example sentences
  • The plaintiff was one of three women who accused him of knocking them out with the date-rape drug GHB and sexually assaulting them at his beach house north west of Los Angeles.
  • He preyed on vulnerable women, poisoning them with what is believed to have been the date-rape drug GHB before violently raping them and conning them out of money.
  • He said someone could have slipped something into her drink, possibly one of the number of date-rape drugs which induce a feeling of dissociation, memory loss and confusion.

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Syllabification: date-rape drug

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