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prostitute

n. a person who receives payment for sexual intercourse or other sexual acts, generally as a regular occupation. Although usually a prostitute refers to a woman offering sexual favors to men, male prostitutes may perform homosexual acts for money or receive payment from women for sexual services. A woman prostitute who is sent on a "date" to the hotel room or residence of a male customer is commonly referred to as a "call girl." (See: pander, panderer, prostitution)

See: betray, corrupt, deteriorate, misemploy, mistreat, pervert, pollute
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Eugene police arrested McClain on Thursday on a single count of patronizing a prostitute.
Selling your body has become a more dangerous business, more solitary," Swedish prostitute "Emma" told public television SVT in 2015.
In addition, the vague language used to signify the character of offenders means that it is not always clear when the assailant or victim was a prostitute.
Justin came in running in a black hoodie and went in the bathroom," the alleged prostitute (http://www.
Half-an-hour later the Latvian was spotted in the same area talking to a second prostitute.
When I moved to the country people thought I was a genuine prostitute," the Daily Star quoted her as saying on The Graham Norton Show.
What is illegal under the Criminal Code is to live off the earnings of prostitutes; in other words, running a brothel, streetwalking and procuring a person to work as a prostitute.
Bulgaria ranks anywhere between the third and the fifth place in Europe by the number of prostitutes, according to Stefan Popov, researcher from the Risk Monitor Foundation.
His male prostitute condom comment will last a long time to come, and it's not helping much.
A SENIOR garda has called for a UK-style poster campaign to force Irish men to think twice before hiring prostitutes.
Mavrou was responding to eyewitness reports that men were being approached by prostitutes in Eleftheria Square in broad daylight.
MORE forensic tests were being carried out today on what could be human remains and tools found in a river by police searching for the bodies of two prostitutes.