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Definition of "jailbait" []

  • Slang A person below the age of consent with whom sexual intercourse can constitute statutory rape. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "jailbait" in a sentence
  • "Cherie was chosen by Fowley for her resemblance to the pouting Brigitte Bardot and advertised, aged 15, as "jailbait"."
  • "They'll have a special term like "jailbait" for it."
  • "We have all seen young teenage girls who could pass for much older, and the term "jailbait," is used in referring to them; just because they look old enough doesn't mean they are."