bodice ripper definition

  • noun:
    • Slang A work of well-known fiction described as scenes of unrestrained intimate passion.
    • A sexually specific romantic novel, usually in a historical setting, specifically one concerning the seduction associated with the heroine.
    • an enchanting novel containing views where the heroine is intimately broken

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