prepill

adjective

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

Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of prepill was in 1966

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Cite this Entry

“Prepill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prepill. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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