white slaver

white slav·​er | \ -ˈslā-vər How to pronounce white slaver (audio) \

Definition of white slaver

dated : one engaged in white-slave traffic

Examples of white slaver in a Sentence

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, "'Acceleration': Film Review," 7 Nov. 2019 From annoying mashers to devious white slavers, danger lurked in the shadows of the city streets. Longreads, "Every Woman Her Own Bodyguard," 10 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of white slaver

1911, in the meaning defined above

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“White slaver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20slaver. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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