white slaver


white slav·​er -ˈslā-vər How to pronounce white slaver (audio)
dated : one engaged in white-slave traffic

Examples of white slaver in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By that time, white slavers had grown so accustomed to ignoring the Emancipation Proclamation, issued more than two years earlier, that even after Juneteenth, the institution of enslavement lingered on. Jamil Smith, Los Angeles Times, 19 June 2023 Another finds Rhona confronting a white slaver (Al Sapienza, oozing sleaze) who, after subduing her, makes sure to have her stripped to her underwear before tying her up. Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Nov. 2019 From annoying mashers to devious white slavers, danger lurked in the shadows of the city streets. Longreads, 10 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white slaver was in 1911

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“White slaver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20slaver. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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