Definition of Date rape

1. Noun. Rape in which the rapist is known to the victim (as when they are on a date together).

Generic synonyms: Assault, Rape, Ravishment, Violation

Definition of Date rape

1. Noun. non-consensual sexual activity between a victim and perpetrator that know one another. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Date Rape

date back
date bar
date boil
date bread
date fever
date from
date line
date night
date nights
date of birth
date of reference
date palm
date palms
date plum
date rape drugs
date rapes
date rapists
date stamp
date with destiny

Literary usage of Date rape

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Criminal Justice & Community Response to Rape by Joel Epstein (1995)
"Sigma Alpha Epsilon has adopted a policy of not tolerating sexually abusive behavior, including verbal harassment, date rape, and gang rape. ..."

2. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Reported offenders are usually strangers to the victim, but this may reflect the reluctance of victims of acquaintance and date rape to report their ..."

3. Batterer Intervention: Program Approaches & Criminal Justice Strategies by Christine Smith, Kerry Healey, Chris O'Sullivan (1999)
"Speakers bureau of marital or date rape survivors. Information packet including State law chart, bibliography, and statistics, $10, prepaid. ..."

4. Mexican and American Responses to the International Narcotics Threat edited by Jesse Helms (1999)
"See, New International Threat of "Date-Rape Drug" Trafficking: Hearings Before the Subcomm. on Western Hemisphere and Peace Corps Affairs, of the Comm. on ..."

5. Report of the Missouri Task Force on Gender and Justice (1994)
"Eighty-four percent of judges and 78% of male attorneys felt that 'sometimes" or "usually" prosecutors were less likely to proceed on date rape charges. ..."

6. Pulse Check: National Trends in Drug Abuse: Summer 1998 by Barry M. McCaffrey (1999)
"This source also reports that GHB is used as a date rape drug. Rohypnol is reported as an emergent drug in many areas. Rohypnol, reported originally in ..."

7. Building on Beijing: United States Ngos Shape a Women's National Action Agenda edited by Barry. Leonard (1999)
"Educate boys and young men from early age about respecting girls, nonviolent behavior including nonviolent sexual behavior, and date rape. ..."

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