deflower

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From Middle English deflouren, from Old French desflorer (modern French déflorer), from Late Latin deflōrāre.

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deflower (third-person singular simple present deflowers, present participle deflowering, simple past and past participle deflowered)

  1. (transitive) To take the virginity of (somebody), especially a woman or girl.
    Synonym: deflorate
    • 1995, Harmony Korine, Kids, spoken by Telly:
      But when you deflower a girl, that's it. You did it. You were the one. No one else can ever do it.
  2. (transitive) To deprive of flowers.
  3. (transitive) To deprive of grace and beauty.

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