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sexploitation Line breaks: sex¦ploit|ation
Pronunciation: /ˌsɛksplɔɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

Definition of sexploitation in English:


The commercial exploitation of sex, sexual attractiveness, or sexually explicit material: the film is awful even by the low standards of '60s sexploitation [as modifier]: sexploitation movies
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  • Moreover, the work of Hubbard, Lasker, Law, and myself shows that prostitutes are not merely passive victims of exploitation or sexploitation.
  • Depending on where you stand on the issue, unregulated sexuality, or sexploitation, lies at the heart of the prostitution/sex work debate.
  • While this sequence was probably inserted to appeal to the male audience of a sexploitation picture, it is much more than unfulfilled sexual fantasy or shocking stock footage.


1940s: blend of sex and exploitation (see exploit).

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