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By the time of the Lawrence case, states had either repealed anti-sodomy laws or were not enforcing them.Bill Keller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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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