sexploitation

noun
sex·​ploi·​ta·​tion | \ ˌseks-ˌplȯi-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce sexploitation (audio) \

Definition of sexploitation

: the exploitation of sex in the media and especially in film

Examples of sexploitation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In each biweekly segment, Olsen would highlight a bad movie — usually a direct-to-video horror, science fiction or sexploitation movie — highlighting the absurdities of each film. Sean P. Means, The Salt Lake Tribune, 20 Feb. 2022 But is Fontaine playing at the sexploitation satire of Russ Meyer? Armond White, National Review, 27 Aug. 2021 The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus is turning the Russ Meyer sexploitation classic Faster Pussycat, Kill Kill! Bethy Squires, Vulture, 24 May 2021 All three films come highly recommended to purveyors of the macabre, sexploitation freaks, and fans of Jacques Rivette, another French director who specialized in opaque, dreamlike narratives. Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader, 1 Mar. 2018 Even legendary producer Roger Corman, who produced trend-setting sexploitation films for the drive-in market in the 1970s, got in on the act with two installments in the Body Chemistry franchise. Donald Liebenson, VanityFair.com, 20 Mar. 2017 Even legendary producer Roger Corman, who produced trend-setting sexploitation films for the drive-in market in the 1970s, got in on the act with two installments in the Body Chemistry franchise. Vanityfair.com, VanityFair.com, 20 Mar. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of sexploitation

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sexploitation

blend of sex and exploitation

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The first known use of sexploitation was in 1924

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Dictionary Entries Near sexploitation

sex play

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Cite this Entry

“Sexploitation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sexploitation. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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