blaxploitation

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noun, often attributive blax·ploi·ta·tion \ˌblak-(ˌ)splȯi-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of blaxploitation

  1. :  the exploitation of blacks by producers of black-oriented films <blaxploitation movies>

Origin and Etymology of blaxploitation

blend of blax- (alteration of blacks) and exploitation


First Known Use: 1972


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