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Meaning of DEFLOWER

Pronunciation:  di'flawur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
  2. [v]  deprive of virginity; "This dirty old man deflowered several young girls in the village"

DEFLOWER is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: impair, mar, ruin, spoil, vitiate
 See Also: blemish, cloud, copulate, corrupt, couple, damage, deface, defile, disfigure, mate, pair, sully, taint



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\De*flow"er\, v. t. [Pref. de- + flower.]
Same as {Deflour}.

      An earthquake . . . deflowering the gardens. --W.

      If a man had deflowered a virgin.        --Milton.

Thesaurus Terms
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