rapable

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rape +‎ -able

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rapable (comparative more rapable, superlative most rapable)

  1. Capable of, or suitable for, being raped.
    • 1984, Bruce Woodcock, Male mythologies: John Fowles and masculinity‎
      To the Adam in man, woman is no more than a rapable receptacle.
    • 2005, Patricia Vettel-Becker, Shooting from the hip: photography, masculinity, and postwar America‎
      His weapons have been destroyed; his body has been or can be penetrated. In other words, he is rapable.
    • 2006, Sharon Stockton, The economics of fantasy: rape in twentieth-century literature
      The rapable female body is the terrain on which all of this is played out...

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