anti-sodomy

adjective

an·​ti-sod·​omy
ˌan-tē-ˈsä-də-mē,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-sodomy (audio)
variants or antisodomy
: serving or intended to prevent or punish sodomy
By the time of the Lawrence case, states had either repealed anti-sodomy laws or were not enforcing them. Bill Keller

Word History

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-sodomy was in 1972

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-sodomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-sodomy. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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