noun (plural cache-sexes pronounced same)
A covering for a person’s genitals, typically worn by erotic dancers or tribal peoples.
- They wore nothing but their belts and cache-sexes of dried palm leaves.
- Although today, fiber cache-sexes have almost entirely disappeared, traditions using similar techniques survived in West Africa into the twentieth century.
- Breasts were trapped in little cache-sexe lace tops or bras, although that is probably too conventional a term to describe a pair of sheer triangles.
1920s: from French, from cacher 'to hide' and sexe 'genitals'.
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