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Slutshame

compounding; verb
the act of degrading females for their sexuality promiscuity.
 
In recent times, the term has come into usage as a term that fights the stigma attached to female sexual promiscuity.
Etymology : compounding of "slut" and "shame." "Slut" c.1400, "a dirty, slovenly, or untidy woman," according to OED "Of doubtful origin," but probably cognate with dialectal German Schlutt "slovenly woman," dialectal Swedish slata "idle woman, slut," and Dutch slodde "slut," slodder "a careless man." "Shame" from Old English scamian "be ashamed, blush, feel shame; cause shame. (Online Etymology Dictionary)
Source : "The attitude that women wearing short skirts were asking to be raped complete misogynistic slutshaming." (Tumblr, 2013)
Last modified: 25 November 2013


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