double standard of sexual behavior

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Noun1.double standard of sexual behavior - a code that permits greater sexual freedom for men than for women (associated with the subordination of women)
double standard - an ethical or moral code that applies more strictly to one group than to another
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It is her protest against the double standard of sexual behavior, which freely gives to man what woman is severely chastised for.