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de·flow·er

 (dē-flou′ər)
tr.v. de·flow·ered, de·flow·er·ing, de·flow·ers
To have sexual intercourse with (a virgin, especially a woman).

[Middle English deflouren, from Old French defflourer, from Late Latin dēflōrāre : Latin dē-, de- + Latin flōs, flōr-, flower; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

de·flow′er·er n.

deflower

(diːˈflaʊə)
vb (tr)
1. to deprive of virginity, esp by rupturing the hymen through sexual intercourse
2. to despoil of beauty, innocence, etc; mar; violate
3. (Horticulture) to rob or despoil of flowers
deˈflowerer n

de•flow•er

(dɪˈflaʊ ər)

v.t.
1. to deprive (a woman) of virginity.
2. to despoil of beauty, freshness, sanctity, etc.
[1350–1400; Middle English deflouren < Old French desflorer < Late Latin dēflōrāre to pluck, dishonor =dē- de- + -flōrare, derivative of flōs flower]
de•flow′er•er, n.

deflower


Past participle: deflowered
Gerund: deflowering

Imperative
deflower
deflower
Present
I deflower
you deflower
he/she/it deflowers
we deflower
you deflower
they deflower
Preterite
I deflowered
you deflowered
he/she/it deflowered
we deflowered
you deflowered
they deflowered
Present Continuous
I am deflowering
you are deflowering
he/she/it is deflowering
we are deflowering
you are deflowering
they are deflowering
Present Perfect
I have deflowered
you have deflowered
he/she/it has deflowered
we have deflowered
you have deflowered
they have deflowered
Past Continuous
I was deflowering
you were deflowering
he/she/it was deflowering
we were deflowering
you were deflowering
they were deflowering
Past Perfect
I had deflowered
you had deflowered
he/she/it had deflowered
we had deflowered
you had deflowered
they had deflowered
Future
I will deflower
you will deflower
he/she/it will deflower
we will deflower
you will deflower
they will deflower
Future Perfect
I will have deflowered
you will have deflowered
he/she/it will have deflowered
we will have deflowered
you will have deflowered
they will have deflowered
Future Continuous
I will be deflowering
you will be deflowering
he/she/it will be deflowering
we will be deflowering
you will be deflowering
they will be deflowering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deflowering
you have been deflowering
he/she/it has been deflowering
we have been deflowering
you have been deflowering
they have been deflowering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deflowering
you will have been deflowering
he/she/it will have been deflowering
we will have been deflowering
you will have been deflowering
they will have been deflowering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deflowering
you had been deflowering
he/she/it had been deflowering
we had been deflowering
you had been deflowering
they had been deflowering
Conditional
I would deflower
you would deflower
he/she/it would deflower
we would deflower
you would deflower
they would deflower
Past Conditional
I would have deflowered
you would have deflowered
he/she/it would have deflowered
we would have deflowered
you would have deflowered
they would have deflowered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deflower - deprive of virginity; "This dirty old man deflowered several young girls in the village"
copulate, mate, couple, pair - engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring"
2.deflower - make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
damage - inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"
defile, sully, taint, corrupt, cloud - place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone's reputation"
blemish, deface, disfigure - mar or spoil the appearance of; "scars defaced her cheeks"; "The vandals disfigured the statue"

deflower

verb
1. seduce, dishonour, deprave She was deflowered by a man who worked in the factory.
2. ravish, rape, violate, assault, molest, force marauding invaders who will deflower our womenfolk

deflower

verb
To deprive of virginity:
Translations
neitsyysviedä

deflower

[diːˈflaʊəʳ] VTdesflorar

deflower

vt (liter) girlentjungfern, deflorieren

deflower

[diːˈflaʊəʳ] vt (liter) → deflorare
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