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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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'Shuaibu is my husband's younger brother and we had a misunderstanding; we exchanged words and he called me a prostitute.
In the course of investigating the alleged burglaries, investigators discovered the prostitute's identity after viewing surveillance video from businesses near Zany Zoo, Eugene police Detective Rick Lowe said.
17, on the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, a young Bulgarian prostitute was found murdered in Oslo.
Nevertheless, the newspaper press occasionally reported on the murder or assault of a prostitute at the hands of a potential male client.
Justin came in running in a black hoodie and went in the bathroom," the alleged prostitute (http://www.critica.com.pa/notas/1660352-un-polvito-justin-bieber-#fotogaleria-id-1198910) told Critica (quote translated by (http://hollywoodlife.com/2013/11/08/justin-bieber-prostitute-paid-sex-delicious-night-interview/) Hollywood Life ).
Half-an-hour later the Latvian was spotted in the same area talking to a second prostitute. Undercover police officers watched the whole incident though and minutes later they pulled Ivanovs over and arrested him.
Instead, the illegal immigrants worked as prostitutes or housekeepers while isolated in squalid flats - and were threatened with violence and deportation if they tried to escape.
Accompanying a prostitute's powerlessness, in addition to social stigma, is disrespect.
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.
Accattoli said what the pope meant to say was that the male prostitute condom idea demonstrated "a pragmatic way missionaries and other ecclesial workers can help to defeat the AIDS pandemic without approving--but also without excluding, in particular cases--the use of the condom."
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.