sexploitation

noun
sex·​ploi·​ta·​tion | \ˌseks-ˌplȯi-ˈtā-shən \

Definition of sexploitation 

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

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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, "Film / Foreign / Paranormal Discover the erotic, macabre world of French director Jean Rollin," 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, "“The Sexpendables”: How Basic Instinct Birthed a Schlocky, Sexy Cottage Industry," 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, "“The Sexpendables”: How Basic Instinct Birthed a Schlocky, Sexy Cottage Industry," 20 Mar. 2017

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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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