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English noun: prostitute

1. prostitute (person) a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money


Synonymsbawd, cocotte, cyprian, fancy woman, harlot, lady of pleasure, sporting lady, tart, whore, woman of the street, working girl


Broader (hypernym)adult female, woman


Narrower (hyponym)call girl, camp follower, comfort woman, demimondaine, floozie, floozy, hooker, hustler, ianfu, slattern, street girl, streetwalker, white slave


English verb: prostitute

1. prostitute (social) sell one's body; exchange sex for money


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)sell


Narrower (hyponym)street-walk, streetwalk









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