white slaver

noun

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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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

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The first known use of white slaver was in 1911

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Cite this Entry

“White slaver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20slaver. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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