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sanitary pad

This page is about the euphemism sanitary pad

Meaning

a menstrual pad

For example

  • My husband was too embarrassed to buy sanitary pads!

  • The girls will start menstruating soon, so you'd better get them some sanitary pads.

Note:
Also "sanitary napkin" and "sanitary towel". They are worn by women who are menstruating or having their "period".

Quick Quiz

Who needs sanitary pads?

a. unsanitary men

b. sanitation workers

c. menstruating women

Contributor: Matt Errey