pro-circ

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pro- +‎ circ

Adjective[edit]

pro-circ (not comparable)

  1. Supportive of male infant circumcision.
    • 2002, Terri Hamilton, Skin Flutes & Velvet Gloves: A Collection of Facts and Fancies, Legends and Oddities About the Body's Private Parts, St. Martin's Press (2002), ISBN 031226951X, page 238:
      Sensing victory, the pro-circ enthusiasts gleefully chirped it meant that “circumcised men have more fun,” are more creative, and have a more expansive libido.
    • 2006, Eric Kline Silverman, From Abraham to America: A History of Jewish Circumcision, Rowman & Littlefield (2006), ISBN 9780742516687, page 244:
      For example, my own work was erroneously construed as "pro-circ" by a posting on the anticircumcision Internet listserv called INTACT-L (short for intact-list). "Who's this?" asked the participant. "Seems like pro-circ works in progress at DePauw University in Indiana. Any intactivists on campus?"
    • 2012, Willow Yamauchi, Bad Mommy, Insomniac Press (2012), ISBN 9781554830664, page 70:
      Her husband was circumcised, and his family was very pro-circ — not for any religious reason, they just "thought it looked better."

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