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Definition of "sexploitation" [sexploitation]

  • Informal Exploitative use of explicit sexual material in movies and the media. (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 "sexploitation" in a sentence
  • "Preliminary research suggests that human trafficking in the sex industry in Cape Town might not be as prevalent as first thought, a seminar on trafficking and "sexploitation" heard on Tuesday."
  • "Action: Sex and the Moving Image surveys the history of sex and the moving image over more than 150 years, featuring everything from the subtle sexual metaphors in films such as Dracula (1931) to Sweet Sweetbacks Baadasssss Song (1971) and other "sexploitation" films of the 1950s to Debbie Does Dallas (1978), Deep Throat (1972) and the best of "porn chic" to contemporary celebrity "home-made" porn such as One Night in Paris (2004)."
  • "Dracula (1931) to Sweet Sweetbacks Baadasssss Song (1971) and other "sexploitation" films of the 1950s to Debbie Does Dallas (1978), Deep Throat (1972) and the best of "porn chic" to contemporary celebrity "home-made" porn such as One Night in Paris (2004)."