HyperDic: prostitute

English > 2 senses of the word prostitute:
NOUNperson prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart, cyprian, fancy woman, working girl, sporting lady, lady of pleasure, woman of the streeta woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
VERBsocialprostitutesell one's body
prostitute > pronunciation
Soundspraa'stahtuw.t
Rhymesabsolute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
English > prostitute: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money.
Synonymscocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart, cyprian, fancy woman, working girl, sporting lady, lady of pleasure, woman of the street
Narrowercall girlA female prostitute who can be hired by telephone
camp followerA prostitute who provides service to military personnel
comfort woman, ianfuA woman forced into prostitution for Japanese servicemen during World War II
demimondaineA woman whose sexual promiscuity places her outside respectable society
streetwalker, street girl, hooker, hustler, floozy, floozie, slatternA prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
white slaveA woman sold into prostitution
Broaderwoman, adult femaleAn adult female person (as opposed to a man)
Spanishalcahueta, fulana, golfa, meretriz, mujer pública, prostituta, puta, ramera, zorra
Catalandona de la vida, dona pública, meretriu, prostituta, puta
Adjectivesmeretriciouslike or relating to a prostitute
Verbsprostitutesell one's body
English > prostitute: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningsell one's body; exchange sex for money.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Narrowerstreet-walk, streetwalkwalk the streets in search of customers
BroadersellExchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
Spanishprostituir
Catalanprostituir-se, prostituir
Nounsprostitutea woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
prostitutionoffering sexual intercourse for pay

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