prepill

adjective
pre·​pill | \ ˌprē-ˈpil How to pronounce prepill (audio) \
variants: or pre-pill

Definition of prepill

1 : occurring before the use of a birth control pill pre-pill menstrual cycles
2 : existing or occurring before the development of the birth control pill In prepill days, women really couldn't control their reproductive situation; so much was down to pure chance …— Trevor Summons

First Known Use of prepill

1966, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Prepill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prepill. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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