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jailbait

[jeyl-beyt] /ˈdʒeɪlˌbeɪt/
noun, Slang.
1.
a girl with whom sexual intercourse is punishable as statutory rape because she is under the legal age of consent.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35, Americanism; jail + bait
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British Dictionary definitions for jailbaits

jailbait

/ˈdʒeɪlˌbeɪt/
noun
1.
(slang) a young woman, or young women collectively, considered sexually attractive but below the age of consent
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Word Origin and History for jailbaits

jailbait

n.

also jail bait, jail-bait, "girl under the legal age of consent," 1930, from jail (n.) + bait (n.).

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