shirtlifter


shirtlifter
   a male homosexual
   The usage ignores the occasions on which heterosexual men lift their shirts and shirttails in the normal course of dressing and undressing. Also shortened to lifter:
    ... when you sup with a shirtlifter you should use a very long spoon. (Private Eye, January 1987)
    Earlier this year Tasmanian 'lifters' handed themselves over to the police. {Sunday Telegraph, 4 September 1994)
   Shirtlifting is sodomy:
    ... what the good old-fashioned 'bloke' sniggeringly refers to as shirt-lifting, (ibid.)

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