date rape

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date rape

n.
Rape committed by a person who has been socializing or on a date with the victim.

date rape

n
1. (Law) the act or an instance of a man raping a woman while they are on a date together
2. (Law) an act of sexual intercourse regarded as tantamount to rape, esp if the woman was encouraged to drink excessively or was subjected to undue pressure

date′ rape`


n.
forced sexual intercourse that occurs when the victim and perpetrator are dating or on a date.
[1970–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.date rape - rape in which the rapist is known to the victim (as when they are on a date together)
ravishment, rape, assault, violation - the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
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