pussywhipped

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First attested 1956.

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pussywhipped

  1. past participle of pussywhip

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pussywhipped (comparative more pussywhipped, superlative most pussywhipped)

  1. (slang, vulgar, of a man) Submissive to or dominated by one's wife or other female partner, frequently with the connotation that this submissive behavior is for the prospect of sex.
    • 1993, Deborah Smith, Blue Willow, ISBN 9780553296907, p. 167:
      "You have bad taste in women if you picked one who doesn't trust you enough to let you keep your friends. Or you must be the most pussy-whipped man in New York."
    • 2004, Psycho vs. Psycho, filmthreat.com, 1 Dec. (retrieved 11 Nov 2010):
      Our first impression of Norman is that he's a nice guy, a little pussywhipped with perhaps a few issues, but nobody dangerous.

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