175er

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German 175er, from Paragraph 175 of the German criminal code, which made homosexuality a crime.

Noun[edit]

175er (plural 175ers)

  1. (historical) A homosexual in Germany in the era when homosexuality was illegal (1871 to 1994, but especially during the period of Nazi rule, 1933 to 1945).

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See the English entry (175er).

Noun[edit]

175er m (genitive 175ers, plural 175er)

  1. a homosexual, especially in Germany from 1871 to 1994