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casting couch

noun

Definition of casting couch

  1. :  a couch in an entertainment executive's office on which aspiring actresses are reputed to perform sexual acts in exchange for desired roles; broadly :  the practice of abusing one's power to obtain sexual partners



1931

First Known Use of casting couch

1931

Rhymes with casting couch


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