Reverse Dictionary: PROSTITUTE


PROSTITUTE, PROSTITUTION – ADJECTIVES
– available for prostitution • ON THE RACK 1977 US sl.
– being with a client, and, therefore, off the street; said of a street prostitute • OFF 1959 UK sl.
– belonging to the class of prostitutes; unchaste • PAPHIAN 1656
– engaged in prostitution on the street  • ON THE BLOCK 1941 US sl.
– engaged in prostitution, whorish • GAME 1821 sl.
– experienced; said of a prostitute • QUALIFIED 1960s African-American sl.
– having the appearance of a prostitute • PAKIT-LIKE Bk1905 Sc.
– licentious, lewd; said of prostitutes in 18th-19th centuries • CYPRIAN 1599
– living by prostitution • GAY 1825 sl.
– pert. to a prostitute or prostitution; addicted to the company of prostitutes • PROSTIBULOUS 1550 obs.
– pert. to male prostitution • TWANGY 1980s US sl.
– pert. to prostitution • HACKNEYED E17 sl.
– sexually aroused and therefore copulating very rapidly; usually said by prostitutes of their more amorous customers • CHUCKED 19C Brit. sl.
– working as a prostitute • ON THE BASH 1936 Brit. sl.
– working as a prostitute • ON THE BATTER 1890 UK sl.
– working as a prostitute • ON THE BATTLE 1944 Aust. sl.
– working as a prostitute • ON THE GAME 1898 
– working as a prostitute • ON THE KNOCK 1969 sl.
– working as a prostitute • ON THE PROWL 1980s sl.
– working as a prostitute • ON THE TURF 1860 sl.
– working as a prostitute • ON YOUR BACK 1968 Aust. sl.


PROSTITUTE etc. – NOUNS
– a bar frequented by male prostitutes and their clients • ADVERTISING BAR 1960s US homosexual sl.
– a brief visit to a prostitute • SHORT TIME 1937 sl.
– a brougham or similar vehicle owned by a well-off prostitute • MOT-CART M19 sl.
– a cheap hotel that rents out its room by the hour to prostitutes and their clients or to illicit lovers • FAST-SHEET HOTEL  • FAST-SHEET JOINT  • FAST-SHEET SET-UP 1940s US sl.
– a dress worn by prostitutes, of knee length and very easy to disrobe • CHIPPY 1938 Amer. sl.
– a gathering place of prostitutes • SMOCK FAIR 17C sl.
– a home for the refuge and reformation of prostitutes • MAGDALEN 1766
– a house of assignation where appointments with prostitutes can be made, as by telephone • CALL HOUSE 1913 Amer. sl.
– a house of prostitution • FUCKERY Bk2006 US sl.
– a house of prostitution • FUCK-HOUSE Bk2006 US sl.
– a life of prostitution • GAY LIFE 19C Brit. sl.
– a luring a client either to a room or a deserted alley, hallway, etc., and then, instead of having sex, the client is beaten and robbed by a male accomplice, why may just strike, but may also pose as an aggrieved father, lover, brother, etc. • MURPHY GAME 1950s sl., orig. US criminals’ usage
– an act of sex between a prostitute and customer in a car • CAR TRICK 1968 US sl.
– an amount of money earned by a prostitute, and usually given to her pimp • TRAP 1970s African-American sl.
– an area in New York City frequented by prostitutes • MINNESOTA STRIP 1986 US sl.
– an assignation with a prostitute • BUSINESS 1983 sl.
– an assignation with a prostitute • TRICK 1926 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– an engagement between a prostitute and customer that lasts all night • ALL-NIGHT 1960 UK sl.
– an engagement between a prostitute and customer that lasts all night • ALL-NIGHTER 1960 UK sl.
– an engagement between a prostitute and customer that lasts all night, until dawn • DAWNER 1987 US sl.
– a night with a prostitute • ONE-NIGHT STAND c1930 sl.
– an inspection of a client’s penis made by a prostitute before intercourse • PRECHECK 1970s sl.
– any outdoor area where prostitutes loiter in search of customers • HUSTLER’S ROW 1966 UK sl.
– anywhere frequented by prostitutes • WARM CORNER L19 sl.
– a place or area where prostitutes ply their trade • MEAT RACK 1972 sl.
– a place or area where prostitutes ply their trade • MEAT-MARKET 1896 sl.
– a place where appointments with prostitutes can be made, as by telephone • CALL FLAT 1916 Amer. sl.
– a place where appointments with prostitutes can be made, as by telephone • CALL JOINT 1916 Amer. sl.
– a place where prostitutes ply their trade; an establishment, usually in a rural location, providing liquor, music, entertainment, and often prostitutes • PICCOLO JOINT 1938 Amer. dial.
– a place where prostitutes rob their clients • CREEP JOINT 1921 US sl.
– a place where prostitutes rob their clients • CREEP-HOUSE 1913 US sl.
– a police squad, or vice squad dealing with prostitution • PUSSY POSSE 20C sl.
– a prostitute’s charge for spending the night with a customer • ALL-NIGHT MONEY 1992 US sl.
– a prostitute’s earnings • TRAP 1973 US sl.
– a prostitute’s gross earnings • TRAP MONEY 1974 US sl.
– a prostitute’s room, where she works, but usually does not live • GAFF 1960s UK criminals’ sl.
– a red-light area • SNAKEPIT 1960s sl.
– a red-light district, esp. one in Chicago • LEVEE 1882 Amer. dial., nickname
– a refined house of prostitution • IRISH CLUBHOUSE 1960s US homosexual sl.
– a sexual liaison between a prostitute and a customer • DATE 1957 US euphemism
 a street or streets as walked by a prostitute • BEAT L18 sl., orig. UK criminals’ usage
– a visit to a prostitute • WESTMINSTER WEDDING M17 sl.
– a working as a prostitute • BUTTOCK-BANQUETING M16 sl.
– a written discussion of prostitutes • PORNOGRAPHY M19 obs.
– heterosexual or homosexual prostitution; customers of that prostitution, esp. homosexual • TRADE 1680 UK
– in prostitution, the full range of a prostitute’s services • THE WORKS 1980s sl.
– money earned by prostitution • ARSE-WINNING c1400 obs.
– money obtained by a pimp or a prostitute from a client • TRICK MONEY Bk1970 US sl.
– prostitution • FANCY WORK 1890 sl.
– prostitution • FREE LOVE Bk1981 euphemism
– prostitution • LEG-BUSINESS 19C Brit. sl.
– prostitution • LEWDNESS 1578 euphemism
– prostitution • PAPHIAN GAME L16 sl.
– prostitution • PUTAGE 1480 obs.
– prostitution • PUTANISM 1672 rare
– prostitution • PUTERY c1390 obs.
– prostitution • SACKING L16 cant
– prostitution • SIDE WORK 1996 US sl.
– prostitution • TAIL-TRADING M15 sl.
– prostitution • THE GAME 1898 sl.
– prostitution • THE RACKET 1960s US sl.
– prostitution • THE TRADE 1680 sl.
– prostitution • TRAFFIC 16C euphemism
– prostitution • VICE 20C US euphemism
– prostitution • VOTARIES OF PLEASURE E19 Brit. nonce word
– prostitution by which women or men are summoned by telephone after they have been selected, via some form  of visual ‘menu’, by the male clientele • CALL TRADE 1910s sl.
– prostitution, street-walking • THE STRAM  • THE STRUM 1887 sl.
– prostitution; soliciting as a prostitute • HUSTLING 1924
– prostitution; the world of prostitutes • STREET OF SHAME M20 US euphemism
– prostitution; the world of prostitutes • STREET OF SIN M20 US euphemism
– sexual intercourse, as distinct from masturbation, when advertised as a service offered by a prostitute • FULL PERSONAL 2003 UK sl.
– the area walked by a street prostitute • WALK M19 sl.
– the lifestyle of prostitution • THE LIFE 1916 US sl.
– the occupation of a prostitute • SACKING LAW 16C UK criminals’ sl.
– the practice or trade of prostitution • HARLOTRY 1377
– the profession of child prostitution • BABY PRO 1970s US sl.
– the street or area where prostitutes solicit customers • TRACK 1969 US sl.
– the streets or blocks in a city where prostitutes work • FAST TRACK 1960s sl., orig. US
– the work and venue of a prostitute; the street • THE TURF 1860 US sl.
– the world of prostitution • GAME M17 UK criminals’ sl.
– the world of prostitution • PUSSY GAME 1950s US sl.
– the worlds of prostitution, gambling, drug-dealing, etc. • FAST LIFE 1894 US sl.
– work as a prostitute • HUSTLE 1940s African-American sl.


PROSTITUTE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON (also see STRUMPET, WHORE, etc.)
– a Black prostitute • BLACK MARIA 1986-7 US sl.
– a Black prostitute • GIN 1942 US sl.
– a Black prostitute • SHADY LADY M20 US sl.
– a cheap prostitute • INGOGO 1970s S. Afr. sl.
– a cheap prostitute • SAND RAT 1936 British army usage 
– a cheap prostitute; a low-class harlot • RAGS 1935 US sl.
– a child or underage female prostitute • BABY JANE 1990s US sl.
– a collection of prostitutes • STRING OF PONIES 20C sl.
– a common prostitute  • RACER 1785 Sc. obs.
– a common prostitute • CARRY-KNAVE 1630 obs.
– a common prostitute who is used by all customers • BARBER’S CHAIR 1621 obs.
– a Covent Garden prostitute; a low harlot • GARDEN GODDESS 19C UK sl.
– a Covent Garden prostitute; a low harlot • GARDEN WHORE 19C UK sl.
– a crack-smoking prostitute • SKEEGERS Bk1998 drug culture sl.
– a crack-smoking prostitute • SKEEZERS Bk1998 drug culture sl.
– a dark-skinned prostitute • BLACK VELVET 1982 euphemism
– a dilapidated prostitute • ZUCKS Bk1916 Amer. sl.
– a dirty prostitute • GLUE NECK 1927 US sl.
– a dirty prostitute • GLUEPOT 1927 US sl.
– a dirty prostitute • PUGNASTY 17C Brit. sl.
– a fashionable prostitute • CHAMPAGNER L19 sl.
– a filthy old prostitute • GARBAGE CAN 1927 US sl.
– a five-dollar prostitute • LINCOLN 1965 US sl.
– a flashy prostitute; a showy harlot • DASHER M18 sl.
– a French prostitute • DIRTY NECK 1910s World War I Amer. sl.
– a garishly-dressed prostitute • FAIRY 20C Brit. sl.
– a gaudily dressed prostitute • FANCY PIECE E18 Brit. sl.
– a German prostitute or streetwalker • BAHNHOF QUEEN 1980 US sl.
– a girl under twenty-one exported to the Argentine to become a prostitute there • UNDERWEIGHT 20C UK White slavers’ usage
– a girl who prowls about barracks for purposes of prostitution, generally the lowest of the low • BARRACK HACK Bk1889 UK sl.
– a group of prostitutes and their pimp • FAMILY 1969 US sl.
– a group of prostitutes, esp. in a brothel • GAME L16 UK criminals’ sl.
– a group of prostitutes working for the same person or organization • STABLE 1937 sl.
– a group of prostitutes working for the same person or organization • STRING 1913 US sl.  
– a hideous old prostitute • ARTICHOKE 19C sl.
– a high-class prostitute • ANONYMA M19 Brit.
– a high-class prostitute • INCOGNITA M19 sl.
– a homosexual prostitute • SALLY 1912 US prison sl.
– a homosexual prostitute • TART 1970 homosexual sl.
– a Japanese or Korean prostitute • MOOSE 1951 US military in the Far East
– a low-class prostitute • BEARD Bk1992 criminals’ sl. 
– a low-class prostitute • PREKE 1940s W. Indies
– a low-class prostitute • WAISTCOATEER a1616 obs.
– a low-grade, unattractive prostitute • DUSTY BUTT 1900s African-American sl.
– a low prostitute; a common whore • GUTTERSNIPE 19C colloq.
– a low-ranking prostitute • JACK M19 UK criminals’ sl.
– a military prostitute; a soldier’s drab • GARRISON HACK 1867 sl.
– an accomplished, sought-after prostitute; an up-market prostitute • RACEHORSE 1972 US sl.
– an aging, experienced, or worn-out prostitute • VET 1960s sl.
– an aging prostitute • AFKOP 20C S. Afr. sl.
– an aging prostitute • EWE-MUTTON L19 sl.
– an aging prostitute • NAG 19C sl.
– an aging prostitute • QUEER PRANCER L17 UK criminals’ sl.
– an aging prostitute; the implication is of diseased matter • BLADDER 1935 US criminals’ sl.
– an aging, run-down prostitute • ZUCHE 1859 US criminals’ sl.
– an amateur prostitute • EWE-MUTTON L19 sl.
– an amateur prostitute who works only occasionally • CHIPPIE  • CHIPPY 20C sl.
– a ‘near’ prostitute; an amateur not above taking money or a present • MESSER c1915 Brit. prostitutes’ sl.
– a ‘near’ prostitute; an amateur not above taking money or a present • WHORE’S ROBBER c1916 Brit. prostitutes’ sl.
– an East Asian woman who is a prostitute or the lover of a US serviceman • MAMA-SAN 1982 Amer. sl.
– an elderly, slatternly prostitute • OLD BAG 1961 UK sl.
– a newly fledged prostitute • FRESH MEAT 19C sl.
– an experienced prostitute • MORT WAP-APACE c1698 UK criminals’ sl. obs.
– an experienced, cynical prostitute • HARD LEG 1967 US sl.
– an experienced, tough female prostitute • BIRD 1983 African-American sl.
– an independent prostitute • PRIVATEER 19C euphemism
– an independent, high-class prostitute • LADY 1930s African-American sl.
– an old and worn-out old prostitute • ZOOK 1867 sl.
– an old prostitute • OLD PATROL 1940s US sl.
– an old prostitute; a prostitute of long standing • HAT E19 sl.
– an old prostitute; an ‘unfortunate’ (prostitute) in dilapidated circumstances • ZUCKE 1829 Aust. & US sl.
– an Oriental prostitute • SKIBBY 1910s US sl.
– an Oriental prostitute • SKIPPY 1910s US sl.
– an unattractive prostitute; the implication is of diseased matter • BLADDER 1935 US criminals’ sl.
– an up-market prostitute or kept woman • ST. JOHN’S WOOD DONA L19 sl.
– a part-time prostitute, who frequents bars and uses them as a base for soliciting • BAR-HOG 1966 US sl.
– a part-time prostitute, who frequents bars and uses them as a base for soliciting • B-BROAD c1951 sl., orig. US
– a part-time prostitute, who frequents bars and uses them as a base for soliciting • B-GIRL 1938 US military sl.
– a pimp’s favourite prostitute, the one he might marry when he retires • BASIS 1928 criminals’ sl. 
– a pimp’s prostitute • OLD LADY 1900s African-American sl.
– a playhouse prostitute • MONKEY 1688 UK sl.
– a poor prostitute; a common whore • GUTTER SLUT 20C Amer. sl., derogatory
– a procurer’s prostitute who has lost his affections • SISTER-IN-LAW Bk1966 US police sl.
– a promiscuous woman; a common prostitute • SCALY LEG 1972 US sl. 
– a prostitute • ACCOMMODATION BEAUTY E19 sl.
– a prostitute • ACTRESS 1917 euphemism 
 a prostitute • ALLEY BAT 1968 Amer. dial.
– a prostitute • AMMUNITION WIFE E19 sl.
– a prostitute • ANIMAL 20C US sl.
– a prostitute • ANISEED ROBIN  • ANNISEED ROBIN L17
– a prostitute • ANONYMA M19 Brit.
– a prostitute • ARTICLE 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • ASS PEDDLER 1942 US sl.
– a prostitute • AUNT 1604 sl.
– a prostitute • BACHELOR’S WIFE Bk1891 US sl. 
– a prostitute • BACKSLIDER 1607 sl.
– a prostitute • BAD WOMAN Bk1992 Amer. South 
– a prostitute • BAGEROO 1940 US sl.
– a prostitute • BANG-TAIL 1699 sl., orig. UK
– a prostitute • BANKSIDE LADY 1630 UK sl.
– a prostitute • BANKSIDE WENCH 1614 UK sl.
– a prostitute • BARBARY HEN c1597 obs.
– a prostitute • BARNACLE Bk1992 criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute • BARREN JOEY 1941 Aust. sl.
– a prostitute • BASHER a1974 Aust sl.
– a prostitute • BAWDY Bk1862 Eng. dial.
– a prostitute • BAWDY BASKET Bk1881
– a prostitute • BAYADEER Bk1855 East Indies
– a prostitute • BEAVE 1952 US sl.
– a prostitute • BEBEE 1886 Anglo-Indian
– a prostitute • BED-FAGGOT 1838 Eng. dial.
– a prostitute • BEDFORDSHIRE WOMAN 1721 UK sl.
– a prostitute • BELFA  • BELLFA c1699 UK sl.
– a prostitute • BELT 1959 Aust. sl.
– a prostitute • BELTER 19C Eng. dial.
– a prostitute • BEND 1980s rap music sl.
– a prostitute • BIBI 1936 Anglo-Indian euphemism
– a prostitute • BILFA c1699 UK sl.
– a prostitute • BIM E20 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute • BIMBO 1929 sl.
– a prostitute • BIMMY Bk1992 criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute • BINT 1925 euphemism
– a prostitute • BIRD OF THE GAME 1614 UK sl.
– a prostitute • BITCH 1682 sl.
– a prostitute • BIT OF FLUFF 1916 sl.
– a prostitute • BIT OF MEAT Bk1995 sl.
– a prostitute • BIT-OF-MUTTON Bk1891 sl.
– a prostitute • BIT-OF-STUFF Bk1891 sl.
– a prostitute • BLACK-EYED SUSAN 1977 euphemism
– a prostitute • BLANKET WIFE 1940s World War II Amer. sl.
– a prostitute • BLUE FOOT 1977 UK sl.
– a prostitute • BONA-ROBA L16 now rare or obs.
– a prostitute • BRASS (NAIL) 1934 rhyming sl. for ‘tail’
– a prostitute • BRASS NOB 1931 sl.
– a prostitute • BROAD 1914 N. Amer. sl.
– a prostitute • BROTHEL 15C
– a prostitute • BUNTER 1973 US sl.
– a prostitute • BURERK  • BURICK M19 sl.
 a prostitute • BUSINESS GIRL 1964 colloq.
– a prostitute • BUTT PEDDLER 1940s US sl.
– a prostitute • BUTTOCK 1641 criminals’ sl. obs.
– a prostitute • CAB MAT L19 sl.
– a prostitute • CAB-MOLL 1859 sl.
– a prostitute • CAKE E20 sl., orig. Aust.
– a prostitute • CALICO QUEEN M19 US sl.
– a prostitute • CANARY 18C sl.
– a prostitute • CANARY-BIRD 18C sl.
– a prostitute • CARRION 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • CAT 1535 sl. obs.
– a prostitute • CHAMPAGNE GLASS L19 sl.
– a prostitute • CHARLEY  • CHARLIE 1940s Aust. sl.
– a prostitute • CHARVERING DONA  • CHARVERING DONER  • CHARVERING DONNA M19 sl.
– a prostitute • CHAUVERING DONA  • CHAUVERING DONER  • CHAUVERING DONNA M19 sl.
– a prostitute • CHIP 1892 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute • CHIPPIE  • CHIPPY 1886 Amer. dial.
– a prostitute • CHRO 1930 sl.
– a prostitute • CHROMO 1883 Aust. sl.
– a prostitute • COCK-EYED JENNY 20C US sl.
– a prostitute • COLUMBINE 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • COOSE  • COOZE  • COUSE 1921 US sl.
– a prostitute • COOSIE  • COOZEY  • COOZIE  • COOZY 1920s sl., chiefly US
– a prostitute • CRACK L17
– a prostitute • CRACKED PIECE E18 Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • CRACKED PITCHER E18 Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • CRO 1950 Aust. sl.
– a prostitute • CROW 1950 Aust. sl.
– a prostitute • DAGGLE-TAIL L18 sl.
– a prostitute • DAUGHTER OF JOY 20C US euphemism
– a prostitute • DEADLY NIGHTSHADE 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • DICKEY-BIRD Bk1903 sl.
– a prostitute • DISORDERLY 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • DROMAKY 19C UK sl.
– a prostitute • ENDLESS BELT E19 Aust. sl.
– a prostitute • ERRING SISTER 20C euphemism
– a prostitute • EVENING STAR M19 US sl.
– a prostitute • FAGGOT  • FAGOT L18 sl.
– a prostitute • FALLEN ANGEL M17 sl.
– a prostitute • FALLEN WOMAN 20C US euphemism
– a prostitute • FANCY GIRL 1824 US sl.
– a prostitute • FANDANGO GIRL M19 US sl.
– a prostitute • FLASH-TAIL 1868 sl.
– a prostitute • FLESH-PEDDLER M20 US sl.
– a prostitute • FLOOSEY  • FLOOSIE  • FLOOSY  • FLOOZIE  • FLUZIE E20 sl.
– a prostitute • FLOSSIE E20 sl.
– a prostitute • FLY-BY-NIGHT E19 Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • FRAIL 1846 sl.
– a prostitute • FRAIL SISTER 1846 sl.
– a prostitute • FREE RIDE 20C US sl.
– a prostitute • FUCKSTRESS 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • GALLOWAY NAG c1597
– a prostitute • GAMMAR LAYCOCK 1721 UK sl.
– a prostitute • GASH 1914 sl.
– a prostitute • GAY GIRL 1838 sl.
– a prostitute • GAY LADY 1826 sl.
– a prostitute • GAY-PIECE 19C Brit. & US sl.
– a prostitute • GAY WOMAN Bk1913 sl.
– a prostitute • GENTOO 19C S. Afr. sl.
– a prostitute • GIG Bk1900 Sc.
– a prostitute • GIGGLER c1698 UK criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute • GILLIAN 1573 obs.
– a prostitute • GINKER 1706 Sc.
– a prostitute • GINTU 1937 S. Afr.
– a prostitute • GIRL c1662
– a prostitute • GIRL ABOUT THE TOWN a1701 obs.
– a prostitute • GIRL ABOUT TOWN 1711 obs.
– a prostitute • GIRL AT EASE Bk1920
– a prostitute • GIRL BELOW THE LINE 1942 US sl.
– a prostitute • GIRL OF EASE 1756 obs.
– a prostitute • GIRL OF THE GAME 1683
– a prostitute • GIRL OF THE PAVÉ 1835 UK sl.
– a prostitute • GIRL OF THE PAVEMENT 1900 colloq.
– a prostitute • GOOH M19 US criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute • GOOSE 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • GRUNTER 1940s Aust. sl.
– a prostitute • GUINEA-HEN 17C Brit.
– a prostitute • HACKNEY JADE M15 sl.
– a prostitute • HACKNEY-WENCH 1647 obs.
– a prostitute • HACKSTER 1594 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a prostitute • HARPIE M20 sl.
– a prostitute • HELL-MOTH 1602 obs.
– a prostitute • HIVER 19C US sl.
– a prostitute • HO  • HOE 1950s sl., orig. African-American
– a prostitute • HOP-PICKER L19 sl.
– a prostitute • HOPPING WIFE L19 sl.
– a prostitute • HOSTESS 1954 US sl.
– a prostitute • HOT BEEF 20C sl.
– a prostitute • HOTEL HOTSY E20 US sl.
– a prostitute • HOT MEAT 20C sl.
– a prostitute • HOT MUTTON 20C sl.
– a prostitute • HOT ROCKS M20 US sl.
– a prostitute • HUSTLER 1924 sl.
– a prostitute • HUSTLING GAL 1954 US sl.
– a prostitute • JADED JENNY 20C US sl.
– a prostitute • JAGABAT 20C Trinidad usage
– a prostitute • JAMETTE 20C W. Indies sl.
– a prostitute • JANE SHORE 19C Brit. rhyming sl. for ‘whore’
– a prostitute • JERKER 1887 sl.
– a prostitute • KELSEY 1935 US carnival sl.
– a prostitute • KIFE E20 US criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute • KITTIE 16C sl.
– a prostitute • KITTOK 16C sl.
– a prostitute • KNOCK-‘EM-DOWN 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • LADYBIRD 16C sl.
– a prostitute • LADY LAYCOCK 18C sl.
– a prostitute • LADY OF EXPANSIVE SENSIBILITY E19 Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • LADY OF LEISURE E20 US criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute • LADY OF PLEASURE 1652 euphemism
– a prostitute • LADY OF THE EVENING 1925 euphemism
– a prostitute • LADY OF THE GAME 1651
– a prostitute • LADY OF THE LAKE 1678 obs.
– a prostitute • LADY OF THE NIGHT 1925 euphemism
– a prostitute • LAKER LADY 18C sl.
– a prostitute • LAUNDRESS 17C euphemism
– a prostitute • LAY 20C US colloq.
– a prostitute • LEASE-PIECE M19 US nonce word
– a prostitute • LIFT-SKIRTS 19C Brit.
– a prostitute • LOOSE FISH E19 Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • LOOSE-LOVE LADY E20 US sl.
– a prostitute • LORETTE M19 euphemism
– a prostitute • LOST LADY 20C US colloq.
– a prostitute • MACHINE E18 sl.
– a prostitute • MACKEREL 17C sl.
– a prostitute • MADAM RAN 17C cant
– a prostitute • MADAM VAN 17C cant
– a prostitute • MADGE 17C sl.
– a prostitute • MADGE HOWLET 17C sl.
– a prostitute • MAIDEN-WIFE-WIDOW L17 sl.
– a prostitute • MAID MARIAN 16C sl.
– a prostitute • MALLEE ROOT 1941 Aust. rhyming sl. 
– a prostitute • MARE 1930s sl.
– a prostitute • MARGARETTE 17C sl.
– a prostitute • MAR-TAIL c1620 obs.
– a prostitute • MAT L18 sl.
– a prostitute • MATTRESS M20 US sl.
– a prostitute • MEG 17C sl.
– a prostitute • MERRY LEGS 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • MESSALINA Bk1972 homosexual sl. 
– a prostitute • MISFORTUNATE E19 euphemism
– a prostitute • MISS LAYCOCK L18 sl.
– a prostitute • MODEL 1963 euphemism 
– a prostitute • MOLL 1604 sl.
– a prostitute • MOLLEY  • MOLLIE  • MOLLY 1706
– a prostitute • MOLLISHER 1765 UK criminals’ sl. 
– a prostitute • MONISHER  • MONNISHER 1765 sl. rare
– a prostitute • MOONLIGHTER 1983 sl.
– a prostitute • MOONTROTTER 1846 Aust. sl.
– a prostitute • MORTAR PIECE 1659 UK sl.
– a prostitute • MUFF 1914 sl., orig. US
– a prostitute • MUMPER M17 sl.
– a prostitute • NAAI 1990s S. Afr. sl.
– a prostitute • NAFFGUR  • NOFFGUR L19 Brit. sl., possibly back-slang
– a prostitute • NAFKA  • NAFKEH 20C Yiddish
– a prostitute • NANNIE  • NANNY L17 sl.
– a prostitute • NIGGLER 17C sl.
– a prostitute • NIGHTBIRD 17C sl.
– a prostitute • NIGHTCAP 19C sl.
– a prostitute • NIGHT FOWL 17C sl.
– a prostitute • NIGHT-WORM 1605 obs.
– a prostitute • NOCKSTRESS 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • NOCTURNE 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • NOTCH-BROAD M20 US sl.
– a prostitute • NOTCH-GIRL 20C US sl.
– a prostitute • NYMPH M17 euphemism
– a prostitute • NYMPH OF DARKNESS 19C Brit. colloq.
– a prostitute • NYMPH OF DELIGHT E18 sl.
– a prostitute • NYMPH OF THE PAVE M19 sl.
– a prostitute • NYMPH OF THE PAVEMENT M19 sl.
– a prostitute • NYMPH OF THE SHADE 18C sl.
– a prostitute • OMNIBUS M19 sl.
– a prostitute • ONE OF MY COUSINS L17 sl.
– a prostitute • ONE OF THEM 19C sl.
– a prostitute • OVERNIGHT-BAG E20 US sl.
– a prostitute • OYSTER E18 sl.
– a prostitute • PAD 1699 sl.
– a prostitute • PAID WOMAN Bk1992 Amer. South 
– a prostitute • PALLIASSE Bk1904 sl. 
– a prostitute • PAPHIAN 1811
– a prostitute • PARTY GIRL 1960 US sl.
– a prostitute • PEDDLE-SNATCH M20 US sl.
– a prostitute • PIECE OF CHIPPY 1952 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute • PODGY 1968 US Korean war usage
– a prostitute • PRINCESS OF THE PAVEMENT 20C Aust. sl.
– a prostitute • PRO 1937 euphemism
– a prostitute • PROS  • PROSS 1937 sl.
– a prostitute • PROSSIE  • PROSSY  • PROZZY 1941 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute • PROSTIE  • PROSTY 1930 US sl.
– a prostitute • PUNCHABLE NUN 20C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • PUNK 1777 US
– a prostitute • PUSHER 1944 sl.
 a prostitute • PUTE c1384 rare
– a prostitute • QUAEDAM a1670 obs.
– a prostitute • QUEEN 1968 US sl.
– a prostitute • QUEENIE 1964 US sl.
– a prostitute • QUICUMQUE VULT  • QUICUNQUE VULT L18 sl.
– a prostitute • QUIFF 1931 sl.
– a prostitute • RABBIT 1579 sl.
– a prostitute • RAMP M15
– a prostitute • RANGER 17C sl.
– a prostitute • RANTIPOLE  • RANTIPOLL 18C sl.
– a prostitute • RATTLESNAKE 20C Aust. sl.
– a prostitute • RECEIVER-GENERAL Bk1903 sl.
– a prostitute • SADIE Bk1972 homosexual sl.
– a prostitute • SADIE THOMPSON Bk1989 
– a prostitute • SAILOR’S BAIT E20 US sl.
– a prostitute • SAILOR’S DELIGHT M20 US sl.
– a prostitute • SAMPLE OF SIN M18 Brit. euphemism
– a prostitute • SATIN Bk1916 sl. 
– a prostitute • SAUSAGE-GRINDER 20C sl.
– a prostitute • SCAB 1620 sl.
– a prostitute • SCANK 1977 US sl.
– a prostitute • SCARLET SISTER 1951 US sl.
– a prostitute • SCATE 17C sl.
– a prostitute • SCOLOPENDRA 1633 obs.
– a prostitute • SCROUSHER 20C Aust. & NZ sl.
– a prostitute • SCRUBBER 1959 sl.
– a prostitute • SCRUDGE 18C sl.
– a prostitute • SCUPPER 1935 sl.
– a prostitute • SHAKE M19 sl.
– a prostitute • SHRIMP 17C obs.
– a prostitute • SIDEWALK SUSIE M19 US sl.
– a prostitute • SINGLE WOMAN 1530 obs.
– a prostitute • SINNER E17
– a prostitute • SIN-SISTER E20 US sl.
– a prostitute • SIX-TO-SIX 1996 Fiji sl.
– a prostitute • SKANK 1970s US sl.
– a prostitute • SKIRT M20 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute • SLACK 1959 sl.
– a prostitute • SLAG 1970 sl.
– a prostitute • SLOOP OF WAR 19C rhyming sl. for ‘whore’
– a prostitute • SNATCH-PEDDLER M20 US sl.
– a prostitute • SOILED-DOVE 1865 sl.
– a prostitute • SPEEDY SISTER M20 US criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute • SPLIT-ARSE MECHANIC L19 sl.
– a prostitute • SPORTER 19C W. Indies
– a prostitute • SPORTGIRL 19C W. Indies
– a prostitute • SPORTING-GIRL 20C US colloq.
– a prostitute • STREET SISTER M20 US sl.
– a prostitute • TABBY 1916 Aust. & US criminals’ sl. 
– a prostitute • TACKLE 1688 sl. obs.
– a prostitute • TAIL 1796 sl.
– a prostitute • TAILIST 19C sl.
– a prostitute • TAIL PEDDLER 1942 US sl.
– a prostitute • TAIL-PIECE 1846 sl.
– a prostitute • TAIL-TRADER a1904 sl.
– a prostitute • TAIL-WORKER a1904 sl. 
– a prostitute • TALE-BEARER M15 sl.
– a prostitute • TALONA Bk1972 homosexual sl. 
– a prostitute • TAPIN Bk1972 homosexual sl.
– a prostitute • TART 1894 sl.
– a prostitute • TAXI DRINKER Bk1995 sl.
– a prostitute • TICKLE-TAIL FUNCTION L17 sl.
– a prostitute • TOM 1941 police and criminal sl.
– a prostitute • TOWN BIKE 1945 sl., derogatory
– a prostitute • TRADER 17C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute • TWOPENNY UPRIGHT 1958 sl.
– a prostitute • UNFORTUNATE WOMAN E19 sl.
– a prostitute • VAULTER  • VAWTER 1579 UK sl.
– a prostitute • VENT-RENTER 20C US sl.
– a prostitute • VENTURE 1611 obs.
– a prostitute • VENTURER 1607 obs.
– a prostitute • VICE SISTER 20C US sl.
– a prostitute • VIRTUE AFTER 19C US
– a prostitute • WAGON 1916 Irish & US sl. 
– a prostitute • WALK-IN 1966 US sl.
– a prostitute • WANTON WOMAN Bk1972 homosexual sl. 
– a prostitute • WAPPING MOLL 1809 US sl.
– a prostitute • WAPPING MORT 1610 criminals’ sl. 
– a prostitute • WASTCOTIER 17C sl.
– a prostitute • WATER-WAGTAIL L16 sl.
– a prostitute • WHACKY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a prostitute • WHISKER 20C US sl.
– a prostitute • WHORE 12C
– a prostitute • WHORE-BITCH 20C US dial.
– a prostitute • WOMAN 17C
– a prostitute • WOMAN ABOUT TOWN 20C Brit. euphemism
– a prostitute • WOMAN OF A CERTAIN CLASS 20C Brit. euphemism
– a prostitute • WOMAN OF THE TOWN 20C Brit. euphemism
– a prostitute • WOP 20C Aust. sl.
– a prostitute • WORKER 1970s Aust. sl.
– a prostitute • WORKING BROAD 1930s US sl.
– a prostitute • WORKING CHICK 1930s US sl.
– a prostitute • WORKING GIRL 1968 euphemism, orig. US
– a prostitute • WORKING WOMAN 1930s US sl.
– a prostitute • WRONG ‘UN L19 sl.
– a prostitute • YES-GIRL Bk1972 homosexual sl. obs.
– a prostitute • YUM-YUM GIRL 1962 euphemism
– a prostitute • YUM-YUM TART 1960 euphemism
– a prostitute • ZONA Bk1982 Jewish 
– a prostitute; a bawd • HACK 1730-6 sl.
– a prostitute; a bedfellow • BED-MATE 1582
– a prostitute; a confident, experienced whore • SALESLADY 1918 criminals’ sl. 
– a prostitute; a courtesan • MUSK-CAT 1567 obs., derogatory
– a prostitute addicted professionally to cabs and trains • CAB-MOLL 1859 sl.
– a prostitute; a ‘fallen woman’ • UNFORTUNATE L18 euphemism
– a prostitute; a female companion to be used sexually • NECESSARY 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute; a frontier harlot • PAINTED CAT Bk1945 US Western colloq.
– a prostitute; a girl of the streets • KENNEL-NYMPH 1771
– a prostitute; a harlot • BANKSIDE BEAUTY 1820 UK sl.
– a prostitute; a harlot • BESSY Bk1877 Eng. dial.
 a prostitute; a harlot • BUTTERED BUN 1679 sl.
– a prostitute; a harlot • CROSHABELL a1598 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a prostitute; a harlot • CYPRIAN 1598
– a prostitute; a harlot • DANT a1529 obs.
– a prostitute; a harlot • DRAB a1533
– a prostitute; a harlot • FANCY WOMAN 1824  Amer. sl.
– a prostitute; a harlot • GAL 1851 colloq. obs.
– a prostitute; a harlot • GAMESTER 1602 UK obs.
– a prostitute; a harlot • GAME WOMAN c1830 sl.
– a prostitute; a harlot • GAY-BIT 1830 Brit. & US sl.
– a prostitute; a harlot • HARLOTRY 1584 now rare or obs.
– a prostitute; a harlot • IMPURE 1784
– a prostitute; a harlot • KATE 16C Sc. sl.
– a prostitute; a harlot • LIONESS L16 sl.
– a prostitute; a harlot • LOOSE-BODIED GOWN E17 sl.
– a prostitute; a harlot • MAB 1557-8 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a prostitute; a harlot • MOBBED-HEAD 1707
– a prostitute; a harlot • MORSEL E16
– a prostitute; a harlot • MORT 1567 obs.
– a prostitute; a harlot • MOT • MOTT  • MOTTE 1773 orig. cant obs.
– a prostitute; a harlot • NEEDLE-WOMAN 1849 Brit. sl.
– a prostitute; a harlot • PARNEL 1362 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a prostitute; a harlot • PROSTIBULE 1623 obs.
– a prostitute; a harlot • PUG E17 obs.
– a prostitute; a harlot • RABBIT-PIE 1889 UK sl. 
– a prostitute; a harlot • RIG 1575 rare
– a prostitute; a harlot • STRUM L17 sl.
– a prostitute; a harlot • STRUMPET 1602 sl.
– a prostitute; a harlot • WAGTAIL 1592 obs.
– a prostitute; a harlot • WAPPING DELL c1612 sl.
– a prostitute; a harlot • WARM ‘UN c1889 sl. 
– a prostitute; a harlot • BEDPRESSER 19C sl.
– a prostitute; a harlot; a hooker • HOOK 1918 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute; a kept mistress • MADAM 1719 obs.
– a prostitute; a kept woman • MISS E16 sl.
– a prostitute; a kept woman • MISS OF THE TOWN E16 sl.
– a prostitute; a kept woman • TOWN MISS E16 sl.
– a prostitute; a lewd woman • BEAST 1950 US sl.
– a prostitute; a lewd woman • LIGHT HOUSEWIFE L17 Brit. cant
– a prostitute; a light or loose woman • GILL-FLIRT  • GILL-FLURT 1611
– a prostitute; a low woman • BESOM 1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a prostitute; a low, smelly prostitute • SARDINE 1949 US sl.
– a prostitute; a “luxury hen” • POULE-DE-LUXE 1946 French
– a prostitute; a madame • PUSS M17 sl.
– a prostitute; a mistress • BUTTERED BUN L17 sl.
– a prostitute; a mistress • DOXY 1515
– a prostitute; a mistress • FANCY PIECE 1801 sl.
– a prostitute; a mistress • HACKNEY LADY 1678 obs.
– a prostitute; a mistress • SMALL GIRL 1671 obs.
 a prostitute; an immoral woman • BLISTER 1905 Amer. dial.
– a prostitute; an inmate of an ‘academy’ • ACADEMICIAN c1760 UK sl.
– a prostitute; an inmate of a ‘window tappery’ (brothel) • WINDOW-GIRL 20C US criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute; an inmate of a ‘window tappery’ (brothel) • WINDOW-TAPPER 20C US criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute; a nocturnal streetwalker • OWL 1904 Amer. prostitutes’ sl.
– a prostitute; an unchaste, loose, or immoral woman • LIMMER 1566 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a prostitute; a paramour • PAGAN 1597 obs.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous girl • DIRTY LEG Bk1970 US students’ sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous girl • YATTY 2000s Black British sl., derogatory
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • BICYCLE 1965 sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • BIRD 1560 UK sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • BIRD OF PARADISE 1827 UK sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • BIRD OF THE NIGHT 1610 sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • BIRD OF YOUTH 1642 UK sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • CALLET c1500 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • DIRTY-LEG 1962-68 US sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • GERTIE 1929 UK sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • HOBBY HORSE L16 sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • LEG M20 US sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • MARMULET MADAM L17 sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • MOB 1650 obs.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • MOGGY 1726 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • MUTTON 1599 sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • NAG 1598 sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • PACK 1725 obs.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • PIG 1916 US derogatory
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • PUTA 1948 sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman • SAL SLAPPERS 1909 costermongers’ sl. 
– a prostitute; a promiscuous woman, esp. from the slums • WAJAN  • WAJANG  • WAJANK 20C W. Indies sl.
– a prostitute; a promiscuous young woman • ATHANASIAN WENCH L18 sl.
– a prostitute; a prostitute who prowls in the night • MOTH 1865 sl. rare
– a prostitute arrested for disorderly conduct or brawling • MOUSE 1781 police sl. obs.
– a prostitute; a sexually available woman • DAILY (MAIL) 1977 UK rhyming sl. for ‘tail’
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • BANGSTER 1825
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • FISH M20 US sl.
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • GAY WENCH Bk1981 US sl.
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • HUMP M20 US sl.
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • LEWD WOMAN 20C US euphemism
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • NAUGHTY-PACK 1530 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • NIT 1866 Sc. colloq.
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • ORGAN-GRINDER 20C sl.
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • PANEL 14C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • PEDDLE-SNATCH 14C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • PIG-MEAT M20 US sl.
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • PUNCK  • PUNCKE  • PUNK  • PUNQUE 16C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • QUEAN c1000
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • WOMAN OF ACCOMMODATING MORALS 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • WOMAN OF EASY VIRTUE 19C euphemism
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • WOMAN OF LOOSE MORALS 20C US sl.
– a prostitute; a sexually loose woman • WOMAN OF PLEASURE M17 Brit. sl.
– a prostitute; a sexually promiscuous woman • BAG 1867 US sl.
– a prostitute; a sexually promiscuous woman • GILLIAN 1573 obs.
– a prostitute; a sexually promiscuous woman • LADY OF EASY VIRTUE 1766 euphemism
– a prostitute; a sexually promiscuous woman • POLECAT 1593 derogatory
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • BAG-SLINGER 1934 US sl.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • BAG-SWINGER 1968 Aust. sl.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • BANHOF QUEEN Bk1984 US military usage
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • BULKER 1690 sl. obs.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • CALSAY-PAIKER 1879 Sc.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • CAUSEY-PAIKER Bk1909 Sc.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • CRUISER 1940s World War II Amer. sl.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • FLAGGER 1865 sl.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • FLING-DUST E17 sl.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • FLING-STINK E17 sl.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • GOOK M19 sl.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • HOOKER 1845 colloq.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • LEG WORKER 1930 US sl.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • MAGGIE 1603 sl.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • NYMPH DU PAVE 20C US sl.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • PAIKER a1555 Sc. rare
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • PAIKIE 1808 Sc.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • WALKER 1580 UK criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • WALKING-MORT 16C cant
– a prostitute; a streetwalker • WALK-STREET 1611 obs.
– a prostitute; a street-walker; a lover hired for a ‘bawbee’ (a halfpenny)  • BAUBEE JOE  • BAWBEE JO 1893 Sc.
– a prostitute; a strumpet • BAGGAGE 1596
– a prostitute; a strumpet • FAST WOMAN 19C sl.
– a prostitute; a strumpet • FAST-FUNNY 19C sl.
– a prostitute; a strumpet • HARLOT 1432 derogatory
– a prostitute; a strumpet • LACED MUTTON 1578 sl. obs.
– a prostitute; a strumpet • MARMALADE-MADAM 1674 obs.
– a prostitute; a strumpet • STRAM 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute; a strumpet • TIB 1582 obs.
– a prostitute; a strumpet • YAUD a1400 obs.
– a prostitute attached to a heathen temple in India • CYTHEREAN 1807
– a prostitute; a wanton girl • PUCELLE 1583 obs.
– a prostitute; a wanton woman • FLY L19 Brit. sl.
– a prostitute; a wanton woman • LOOSE-KIRTLE 1855 arch. (kirtle = woman’s gown)
– a prostitute; a wanton woman • NESCOCK  • NESTCOCK M17 Brit.
– a prostitute; a wanton woman • NESTLECOCK M17 Brit.
– a prostitute; a wanton woman • WENCH 14C 
– a prostitute; a whore • BAGLE Bk1891 sl.
– a prostitute; a whore • BANBURY-WIFE Bk1891 sl.
– a prostitute; a whore • BEAGLE c1608 UK sl.
– a prostitute; a whore • BED-PIECE Bk1891
– a prostitute; a whore • BELLY-PIECE 1632 obs.
– a prostitute; a whore • BESYNE 1825 Sc.
– a prostitute; a whore • BLISTER 1905 Amer. dial. 
– a prostitute; a whore • BROKEN OAR 20C Brit. rhyming sl.
– a prostitute; a whore • COCKATRICE 1568 arch. rare
– a prostitute; a whore • EARLY DOOR 19C Brit. rhyming sl. for ‘whore’
– a prostitute; a whore • GAME 1725 UK sl. obs.
– a prostitute; a whore • HAWKIE 1813 Sc. sl. 
– a prostitute; a whore • IDLE HIZZY Bk1878 Eng. dial.
– a prostitute; a whore • LIGHT-FRIGATE c1690 Brit. sl. 
– a prostitute; a whore • MAN-LEECH 1687 obs.
– a prostitute; a whore • MISWOMAN 1528 obs.
– a prostitute; a whore • PARTRIDGE c1700 sl. 
– a prostitute; a whore • PUTAIN a1300 obs.
– a prostitute; a whore • PUTANIE 1566 obs. rare
– a prostitute; a whore • ROMP M16 
– a prostitute; a whore • RORY O’ MORE 19C Brit. rhyming sl.
– a prostitute; a whore • SUBURB-DRAB 1678 sl. 
– a prostitute; a whore • SUBURB SINNER 1598
– a prostitute; a whore • SUBURB-WENCH Bk1904 sl. 
– a prostitute; a whore • SUCCUBUS 1622 
– a prostitute; a whore • TANNIKIN 1605 sl.
– a prostitute; a whore • TRADING DAME 1678 sl. 
– a prostitute; a whore • WENCH OF THE SUBURBS 1614 sl. 
– a prostitute; a whore • W.H. 1887 euphemism 
– a prostitute; a whore • WRONG ‘UN c1890 sl.
– a prostitute; a whore • ZSA ZSA GABOR Bk2004 UK rhyming sl.
– a prostitute; ‘a whore of quality’ • MISS L17 sl.
– a prostitute; ‘a whore of quality’ • MISS OF THE TOWN M17 sl.
– a prostitute; ‘a whore of quality’ • TOWN MISS M17 sl.
– a prostitute; a woman of broken reputation • CRACK 1677 obs.
– a prostitute; a woman of dissolute character • BANDYLAN Bk1873 Eng. dial.
– a prostitute; a woman of dissolute character • BANDYLOW Bk1873 Eng. dial.
– a prostitute; a woman of easy morals • BAND 1949 Aust. & US sl.
– a prostitute; a woman of light character • LIGHT SKIRTS 1597 sl.
– a prostitute; a woman of low morals • PAINTED LADY a1637
– a prostitute; a woman regarded as promiscuous • BIKE 1945 sl., orig. Aust.
– a prostitute; a woman that hires her person • HACKNEY 1579 obs.
– a prostitute; a woman wearing makeup, often considered to be of ill-repute in some communities • PAINTED WOMAN Bk1914
– a prostitute; a woman who can be persuaded to copulate easily • EASY VIRTUE L18 Brit. sl.
– a prostitute; a woman who is occupied by a man • OCCUPANT 1599 obs.
– a prostitute catering to lesbians • OLD TOM 1960s US sl.
– a prostitute controlled by a pimp • BEEFSTEAK 1928 criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute diseased with syphilis • BARBER 1592 sl.
– a prostitute; esp. an older woman • DEAD MEAT L19 sl.
– a prostitute; esp. a self-managed prostitute • BATTLER 1898 Aust. sl.
– a prostitute; esp. one who dispenses her favours for free • BUTTOCKS M16 sl.
– a prostitute; esp. one who may be engaged by telephone • CALL GIRL 1900 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute; esp. one who participates in a scheme to rob her clients • BADGE 1858 US sl.
– a prostitute; esp. one who participates in a scheme to rob her clients • BADGER 1858 US sl.
– a prostitute; esp. one who prowls in the night • ALLEY-CAT 1926 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute; esp. one who tricks her client • GILT 1620 UK sl.
– a prostitute; esp. one who walks the streets at night • BAT 1607 colloq.
– a prostitute; esp. one who walks the streets at night • BAT OF VENUS 1607 colloq.
– a prostitute; esp. one who works at truck stops • HIGHWAY PRINCESS 1976 US sl.
– a prostitute; esp. when employed in a brothel • SPORTING LADY M19 sl.
– a prostitute in relation to another prostitute working for the same pimp • WIFE-IN-LAW 1957 US sl.
– a prostitute in relation to the other prostitutes in a pimp’s stable • STABLE SISTER 1972 US sl.
– a prostitute offering both vaginal and anal copulation • FORE-AND-AFTER 19C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute; one belonging to the shady or ‘fast’ side of town life • GIRL OF THE TOWN 1733 colloq.
– a prostitute; one belonging to the shady or ‘fast’ side of town life • GIRL OF TOWN 1765 colloq.
– a prostitute; one who frequents the coastal area • GULL 20C US sl.
– a prostitute; orig. one who worked around the Angel, Islington, North London • ANGEL 20C Brit. sl.
– a prostitute recently arrived in New York City from a small town or city • MINNESOTA MULE 1987 US sl.
– a prostitute; so called because the quail was thought to be a very amorous bird • QUAIL 1577 obs.
– a prostitute undercutting the prices • CHARITY DAME c1930 Aust. cant
– a prostitute undercutting the prices • FOR-FREE c1930 Aust. cant
– a prostitute up in years • AUNT 1964 Amer. sl. 
– a prostitute up in years • AUNTIE 1964 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute who advertises her services through an agency, through the (print) media, in telephone kiosks, etc., and visits a client in his own home or hotel room • CALL MOM 1930s sl., orig. US
– a prostitute who cadges drinks in a bar • B-GIRL Bk1972 homosexual sl.
– a prostitute who does not double as a pickpocket • BUTTOCK AND TWANG L17 sl.
– a prostitute who does serial sex acts • WET DECK 1940s Amer. sl.
– a prostitute who extorts money from a man by trickery, blackmail, blandishments, or robs him when drunk • LUSH-WORKER 1908 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute who insists on justifying her occupation to customers who are more interested in other things • BELCHER 1920 criminals’ sl
– a prostitute who is addicted to crack cocaine • BAG BRIDE 1999 drug culture sl.
 a prostitute who is also a pickpocket • BUTTOCK AND FILE 1653 criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute who is fat and usually dissipated or dissolute • HAYBAG 1851 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute who is fat and usually dissipated or dissolute • HAYRACK 1881 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute who is obsessed with copulation • FUCK-FREAK M20 US sl.
– a prostitute who is subject to a controlling supply of drugs, etc., and consequently is managed and kept in a similar way to a battery hen • BATTERY GIRL 1968 UK sl.
– a prostitute who lives outside London and commutes in to pick up clients in the metropolis • AWAYDAY GIRL 1990s sl.
– a prostitute who occupies a doorway waiting for clients • DOOR-KEEPER 17C cant
– a prostitute who operates from a room or a flat • FLAT FLOOSIE 20C US sl.
– a prostitute who performs fellatio • LICK-SPIGOT 18C Brit. sl.
 a prostitute who prefers Aborigine clients • BOONG MOLL 1930s Aust. sl.
– a prostitute who preys on drunken customers • LUSHER 1910s sl.
– a prostitute who quits the streets when the weather is bad • FUNKER L19 sl.
– a prostitute who received medical attention under the terms of the Contagious Diseases Acts of the 1860s • QUEEN’S WOMAN M19 sl.
– a prostitute who robs a man by taking money from his clothes • GINGERER 1945 Aust. sl.
– a prostitute who robs drunken clients • DEAD PICKER 20C Irish sl.
– a prostitute who robs her customer of his wallet • GINGER 1966 sl.
– a prostitute who robs her customer of his wallet • GINGER GIRL 1986 US sl.
– a prostitute who seeks customers on the street • STREETWALKER 1592 UK
– a prostitute who specialized in army camps • WREN M19 sl.
– a prostitute who specializes in attending US business conventions • INDUSTRIAL DEBUTANTE 1980s US sl.
– a prostitute who specializes in robbing drunks • ROLLER 1900s US sl.
– a prostitute who steals from her clients while they are asleep or unconscious • CREEP 1914 sl., orig. US
– a prostitute who steals from her clients while they are asleep or unconscious • CREEPER 1906 sl., orig. US
– a prostitute who takes her time over making her daily money from  her clients • NAG 1960s US sl.
– a prostitute who touts for business over the radio network • PAVEMENT PRINCESS 1976 Citizens’ band jargon
– a prostitute who travels around for trade or lives in a trailer park • GIPSY  • GYPSY 1950s US sl.
– a prostitute who tricks her client • BADGER MOLL 1898 US sl.
– a prostitute who tricks her clients, and allows them to be robbed by a supposed ‘husband’ or ‘brother’ • BADGER GAME WORKER 1928 US sl.
– a prostitute who tricks her clients, and allows them to be robbed by a supposed ‘husband’ or ‘brother’ • BADGER WORKER 1894 US sl.
– a prostitute who usually only works on weekends or during conventions • WEEKEND HO M20 African-American sl.
– a prostitute who walks the streets for trade of her profession • BEAT MOLL Bk1945 criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute who will not perform fellatio, i.e. who will not ‘eat meat’ • VEGETARIAN 1966 sl., orig. US
– a prostitute who will trade sex for cocaine • STRAWBERRY Bk1998 drug culture sl.
– a prostitute who works as a member of a ‘stable’ • HORSE 1925 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute who works at truck stops • LOT LIZARD 1987 US trucking sl.
– a prostitute who works from a bar • BARFLY 1957 sl.
– a prostitute who works in a brothel rather than walking the streets • PANEL 17C sl.
– a prostitute who works in a brothel rather than walking the streets • PARNEL 17C sl.
– a prostitute who works in a sophisticated, up-market brothel • PARLOR GIRL M19 US sl.
– a prostitute who works in a sophisticated, up-market brothel • PARLOR HOUSE GIRL M19 US sl.
– a prostitute who works in a sophisticated, up-market brothel • PARLOR QUEEN M19 US sl.
– a prostitute who works out of her own apartment or comes to a customer’s apartment • APARTMENT GIRL 1992 US sl.
– a prostitute who works the waterfront • TARRY ROPE 1944 Aust. criminals’ sl. 
– a prostitute with an Asian customer base • ASIAN MOLL 1982 US sl.
– a prostitute with syphilis • WINCHESTER GOOSE 1611 euphemism 
– a prostitute working for a given pimp, other than his most important or ‘head chick’ • BARNYARD HEN 1952 US criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute working from a car • SNUFF DIPPER 1970s US sl.
– a prostitute working from a room with shutters, attracting customers from the street • SHUTTER-GIRL 1930s US sl.
– a prostitute working in a brothel • NAUTCH BROAD 1942-49 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute working without the protection of a pimp • OUTLAW 1935 US sl.
– a prostitute, usually as associated with a particular pimp • LADY 1972 US sl.
– a reformed prostitute • MAGDALEN 1697
– a senior or most favoured prostitute among a group working for a given pimp • TOP WOMAN 1940s sl.
– a showy prostitute • FLASH-GIRL Bk1893 sl.
– a showy prostitute • FLASH-MOLL Bk1893 sl.
– a showy prostitute • FLASH-MOLLISHER 1821 sl.
– a showy prostitute • FLASH-PIECE Bk1893 sl.
– a showy prostitute • FLASH-WOMAN Bk1893 sl.
– a skilled prostitute • THOROUGHBRED 20C US prostitutes’ usage
– a South Asian prostitute • SIDEWINDER 1997 US sl.
– a strong Amazonian sailor’s prostitute • JACK-WHORE 1762 Eng. dial. 
– a thieving prostitute • LAND-PIRATE E19 sl.
– a travelling prostitute • CIRCUIT GIRL 2002 US sl.
– a very hard-working prostitute • BABOON 1930s US criminals’ sl.
– a very low prostitute • DEADLY NIGHTSHADE 19C Brit. sl.
– a very, very young prostitute, one under the age of legal consent • BABY PRO 1961 US sl.
– a very young prostitute • FLAPPER Bk1893 sl.
– a veteran prostitute • ZUKE 1867 Black British sl. 
– a ‘weekend’ or occasional prostitute • WEEKEND WARRIOR M20 US sl.
– a woman exported to the Argentine to become a prostitute • ARTICLE 20C White slavers’ cant
– a woman who is a crack addict and whores herself for hits • GEEK MONSTER 1997 US college sl.
– a woman who will support her partner through prostitution • ODDS 1940s US criminals’ sl.
– a worn-out old prostitute • TANK 1972 sl.
– a young ‘dell’ conceived or born under a hedge (dell – • a young or ‘unbroken’ (virgin) prostitute); a girl born into prostitution • WILD DELL c1566 UK sl.
– a young or inexperienced prostitute • MYSTERY 1937 sl.
– a young prostitute • BIT OF MUSLIN 1821 sl.
– a young prostitute • FLIPPER 20C sl.
– a young prostitute • GAME PULLET 1788 UK sl. obs.
– prostitutes • CATTLE 1677 sl.
– prostitutes • FAMILY OF LOVE 1683 sl.
– prostitutes • LADIES 1960s African-American sl.
– prostitutes • SAD CATTLE c1698 UK criminals’ sl. 
– prostitutes • SISTERS OF THE BANK 1550 obs.
– prostitutes • SNUFFLING COMMUNITY E18 sl.
– prostitutes • SOAP L19 sl.
– prostitutes • THE GIRLS 1821 colloq.
– prostitutes • TRAFFIC 16C euphemism
– prostitutes • WOMEN IN THE BUSINESS Bk1992 criminals’ sl. 
– prostitutes associated with one pimp • STABLE OF LACE 1976 US sl.
– prostitutes waiting for naive victims • BEAU TRAPS 1690 criminals’ sl.
– prostitutes who attempt to lure other women into a life of prostitution by painting a false picture of the true conditions • MOLL GANG 20C White slavers’ & criminals’ sl. 
– street prostitutes • ABANDONS Bk1890 sl.
– superior prostitutes; courtesans • BON TON E19 sl.
– the lowest rank of prostitute • RAT 1920s US & W. Indies sl.
– the pimp’s favourite of the prostitutes working for him; the leader of the prostitutes • BOTTOM BITCH 1967 US sl.
– the pimp’s favourite of the prostitutes working for him; the leader of the prostitutes • BOTTOM GIRL 1973 US sl.
– the pimp’s favourite of the prostitutes working for him; the leader of the prostitutes • BOTTOM WOMAN 1969 US sl.
– the prostitutes in a brothel who are available for sex at a given moment • LINE 1987 US sl.
– the senior member of a pimp’s stable of prostitutes • MOTHER 1977 African-American sl.
– young prostitutes in general • KID-LEATHER 19C Brit. sl.


PROSTITUTE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON, MALE
– a male homosexual prostitute • ASPRO  • ASS PRO 1960s Aust. & US sl.
– a male homosexual prostitute • BEAST a1603 sl.
– a male homosexual prostitute • FRUIT HUSTLER 1963 US sl.
– a male homosexual prostitute • HE-WHORE M17 sl.
– a male homosexual prostitute • HUSTLER 1924 US sl.
– a male homosexual prostitute • IRON (HOOF) 1936 Brit. rhyming sl. for ‘poof’ (Iron Hoof), derogatory
– a male homosexual prostitute • NEAR ENOUGH 1930s sl.
– a male homosexual prostitute • NIGH ENOUGH 1930s sl.
– a male homosexual prostitute • PARTY BOY 1960s US sl.
– a male homosexual prostitute • SELLARY E17
– a male homosexual prostitute • SPORTING GOODS 20C sl.
– a male prostitute • BIRD TAKER Bk1972 homosexual sl. obs.
– a male prostitute • BITCH 1726 homosexual & prison sl.
– a male prostitute • COCKSMAN 1970 African-American sl.
– a male prostitute • C.O.D. 1950s sl. (Cock On Delivery)
– a male prostitute • GAY HUSTLER Bk1992 criminals’ sl.
– a male prostitute • GIGOLO Bk1972 homosexual sl. 
– a male prostitute • MAUD M20 Brit. sl.
– a male prostitute • MINION OF THE SUBURBS Bk1904 sl.
– a male prostitute • PEDDLE-SNATCH M20 US sl.
– a male prostitute • PIMP 1942 US sl.
– a male prostitute • RENT-BOY 1969 sl.
– a male prostitute • RENTER 1893 sl.
– a male prostitute • SNATCH-PEDDLER M20 US sl.
– a male prostitute • SPORT 20C sl.
– a male prostitute • VARLET 1606 obs.
– a male prostitute • VENEREAL BOY 1940s homosexual sl.
– a male prostitute; a collective term for male prostitutes • TRADE 1935 sl.
– a male prostitute of the call boy variety who uses modelling as a front • MODEL Bk1972 homosexual sl. 
– a male prostitute who admits to being homosexual but is dishonest all the same • GAY DIRT 1960s homosexual sl.
– a male prostitute who can be hired on the phone • CALL-BOY 1942 sl.
– a male prostitute who solicits his customers in bars • BAR HUSTLER Bk1972 homosexual sl.
– a man posing as a male prostitute who blackmails or robs homosexual men • FRUIT-PICKER 1971 US sl.
– a man posing as a male prostitute who blackmails or robs homosexual men • FRUIT SHAKER 1963 US police sl.
– a masculine male prostitute • MACHO Bk1972 homosexual sl. 
– an effeminate male prostitute • WORKING GIRL 1970s sl.
– an unsuccessful and thus impoverished male prostitute • RAGGEDY ANDROID 1950s homosexual usage
– a young inexperienced male prostitute • CHICKEN 1988 sl.
– a young male homosexual prostitute • BUM-BOY 1929 sl., derogatory
– a young male prostitute • DAFFODIL 1950s sl.
– a young male prostitute • DILLY BOY 1979 UK sl.
– a young male prostitute • GANYMEDE 1558
– a young male prostitute • TWANGIE BOY  • TWANGY BOY 1987 US sl.
– a young male prostitute in an urban setting • BOULEVARD BOY 1987 US sl.
– a youthful male homosexual prostitute • YOUNG VOLUNTEER 1982 US sl.


PROSTITUTE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON, OTHER  (as a prostitute’s client, lover, accomplice, etc.)
– a boy or young man who is a favourite of prostitutes, but not a customer or a pimp • FANCY JOSEPH 1889 sl.
– a client who likes to be beaten by a prostitute who is wielding a beer bottle • BEER BOTTLE BEAT 1970s US sl.
– a female prostitute’s customer who prefers to perform oral sex on the prostitute • BENNIE 1964 US sl.
– a frequenter of prostitutes • BEARD-SPLITTER c1698
– a frequenter of prostitutes • WAPPING COVE 1741 UK criminals’ sl.
– a generous rich client for a prostitute • LIVE ONE 1940s homosexual sl.
– a homosexual prostitute who offers active sex to clients, as well as the usual passive participation in sodomy; he will play the active sodomizer and also offer fellatio • BAGGAGE-BOX  • BAGGAGE-BOY 1972 criminals’ sl. 
– a kept man, one who lives on money earned by a woman; a pimp • EASEMAN 1910s African-American sl.
– a kept man, one who lives on money earned by a woman; a pimp • EASTMAN 1911 US sl.
– a large, possible elderly, male prostitute’s client • BARGE 1994 US homosexual sl.
– a male or female prostitute’s client • FARE 1930s sl.
– a male prostitute’s client • GADGY 1986 US homosexual sl.
– a man addicted to prostitutes • MUTTON-MONGER 1532 sl., now rare or obs.
– a man living on his wife’s prostitution • JACK-GAGGER 1859 Amer. thieves’ sl.
– a man who forces his wife into prostitution • GAGGER 1927 US sl.
– a man who harasses prostitutes and their customers for fun • CIRCLE JERK 1990s Can. sl.
– a man who harasses prostitutes and their customers for fun • RING JERK 1990s Can. sl.
– a man who lives off what his wife makes as a prostitute • EASY RIDER 1914 US sl.
– a man who lives on the earnings of a prostitute • FANCY E19 sl.
– a man who lives on the earnings of a prostitute • FANCY-MAN 1811 sl.
– a man who seeks prostitutes • WENCHER L16 sl.
– a man who seeks prostitutes • WOODMAN 19C Brit. sl.
– a man who visits a prostitute • SHORT-TIMER 1923 sl.
– an older man who enjoys watching young women at work but has no personal interest in sex • TWANK 1960s prostitutes’ sl.
– an orphan child of a prostitute • WHOREPHAN E20 US sl.
– a notorious user of prostitutes • WHOREMONGER E16 
– a particularly wealthy or generous client for a prostitute • CHAMPAGNE TRICK 1990s sl.
– a person who lives off a prostitute’s earnings • PONCE 1859 sl., derogatory
– a person who tricks young country girls into prostitution; derived from the fact that most young girls entering the city arrived by wagon • WAGON-HUNTER 1770 UK criminals’ sl. 
– a ponce; a person who lives off a prostitute’s earnings • ABBOT 1591 sl.
– a ponce; a person who lives off a prostitute’s earnings • ECNOP 1956 UK back slang
– a ponce; a person who lives off a prostitute’s earnings • RIBALD  • RIBAUD Bk1903 sl. 
– a ponce; a person who lives off a prostitute’s earnings • RONSON c1954 imperfect rhyming sl.
– a potential client for a prostitute • ACTION 1952 sl.
– a prostitute’s boyfriend • FANCY BLOKE 1857 sl.
– a prostitute’s boyfriend • FANCY BOY 1934 sl.
– a prostitute’s bully • CHARLEY (RONCE) 19C rhyming sl. for ‘ponce’
– a prostitute’s bully • CHARLIE 19C rhyming sl. for ‘ponce’ (Charley Ronce)
– a prostitute’s bully • HACKSTER 1607 obs.
– a prostitute’s bully • PEE-EYE  • P.I. c1920 UK sl.
– a prostitute’s client • GEEZER Bk1972 US criminals’ sl.
– a prostitute’s client • GONK 1977 UK sl.
– a prostitute’s client • JACK 20C sl.
– a prostitute’s client • JOHN 1928 sl., orig. US
– a prostitute’s client • MUSH 1980s Brit. sl.
– a prostitute’s client • SCORE 1961 sl.
– a prostitute’s client • STEAMER 2002 UK sl.
– a prostitute’s client • TRICK 1925 sl.
– a prostitute’s client, usually middle-class or upper-class, who doesn’t want sex but only to act as a servant or ‘slave’ to the prostitute • TIN SOLDIER 1970s sl.
– a prostitute’s client who ejaculates quickly and so leaves the prostitute free to carry on her trade • RABBIT a1987
– a prostitute’s client who likes the woman to sit on his face, sometimes after she has inserted a suppository or even she is having intercourse with another man • FACIAL 1970s sl.
– a prostitute’s client who likes to be beaten, often bringing his own equipment with him • BEAT 1975 US sl.
– a prostitute’s client who pays for unusual sex • GADGY 1971 US sl.
– a prostitute’s client who pays to stay all night • ALL-NIGHT 1960 UK sl.
– a prostitute’s client who pays to stay all night • ALL-NIGHTER 1960 UK sl.
– a prostitute’s client who pays to stay all night • ALL-NIGHT TRICK 20C US sl.
– a prostitute’s client who seeks oral satisfaction • FACE MAN 1970 Amer. sl.
– a prostitute’s client with fetishistic desires • GEEK 1993 US sl.
– a prostitute’s client with fetishistic desires • ODDBALL TRICK 1973 US sl.
– a prostitute’s customer • BABY 1957 US sl.
– a prostitute’s customer • DATE 1930s sl.
– a prostitute’s lover, or ‘fancy man’ • BABY 1891 US sl.
– a prostitute’s lover who is neither ponce nor client • BIT OF MESS 1977 UK sl.
– a prostitute’s pimp or lover, regardless of age • OLD MAN 1891 US sl.
– a prostitute’s White client, whose sexual tastes demand women who resemble motherly Black women • MAMMY-FREAK 1950s US sl.
– a user of prostitutes • WHORE-HOPPER 1947 Amer. dial.
– a user of young prostitutes • KID-STRETCHER 19C Brit. sl.
– a woman engaged in enforced prostitution • WHITE SLAVE 1857 UK
– a woman who associates with the prostitute milieu but is not a ‘working girl’ herself • HALF-BRASS 1940s sl.
– a woman who is not a prostitute • SQUARE BITCH 1972 US sl.
– a woman who is not a prostitute • SQUARE BROAD 1971 US sl.
– a young male prostitute’s older client • GEEZER Bk1972 UK homosexual sl.
– the accomplice of a prostitute who tricks her clients • BADGER GAME MAN 1893 Aust. & US sl.
– the accomplice of a prostitute who tricks her clients • BADGER MAN 1904 Aust. & US sl.
– the accomplice of a prostitute who tricks her clients • BADGER WORKER M19 US sl.
– the dupe of a prostitute • GAY 19C sl.
– the ‘gallant’ or protector of a prostitute; one who lives by protecting prostitutes • BULLY 1706
– the lover and protector of a prostitute; a pimp; a prostitute’s boyfriend • DADDY 1909 US sl.  


PROSTITUTE etc. – PHRASES
– said of a woman who is willing to prostitute herself • HAIR TO SELL L19 sl.
– the ritual approach from a prostitute to a passing male • WANNA GO OUT? 1960s sl.
– used of a prostitute who works on the street rather than in a brothel • WORKING THE CUTS 20C sl.
working as a street-walker • AT THE RACES 20C sl.


PROSTITUTE etc. – VERBS
– to allow a man to have sex without paying; said of a prostitute • MAKE A LOBSTER KETTLE OUT OF ONE’S CUNT L18 sl.
– to be addicted to secret prostitution • TAKE IN FANCY WORK B1900 sl.
– to be a male prostitute to other males • JAG M20 US homosexual sl.
– to be a prostitute • PEDDLE ONE’S HIPS c1920 sl.
– to be a prostitute • WAG L17 sl.
– to be a prostitute • WAG ONE’S BOTTOM 19C Brit. sl.
– to be a prostitute • WAG ONE’S TAIL L17 sl.
– to become a prostitute • LOSE ONE’S AMATEUR STANDING 1941 Amer. sl.
– to become a prostitute • LOSE ONE’S AMATEUR STANDING 1941 US sl.
– to chatter about prostitution, pimping, and those involved; said of a pimp • TALK GAME 1972 African-American sl.
– to earn money working as a prostitute • HUMP 1973 US sl.
– to engage in prostitution • ASS 1991 US sl.
– to engage in prostitution • GO ON THE GAME 1898
– to entice a prostitute away from her current pimp; said of a pimp • PEEL 1993 US sl.
– to exploit an unsatisfactory prostitute for as much money as possible before discarding her • COP AND BLOW 1950s African-American pimp sl.
– to find a client • PICK UP A FLAT 1869 prostitutes’ usage
– to get a customer; said of a prostitute • CLOCK 1989 Amer. sl.
– to have sex with a customer for pay; said of a prostitute • DATE 1951 US sl.
– to interview a woman as a prospective prostitute • TAKE AN APPLICATION 1960s US sl.
– to interview a woman as a prospective prostitute • TAKE A TEST DRIVE 1960s US sl.
– to live off the earnings of a prostitute; said of a man • BATTEN 1964 Aust. sl.
– to live on the money earned by a prostitute • PONCE 1932 sl., derogatory
– to practice prostitution; to play the whore • STRUMPET L16 sl.
– to procure customers for a prostitute • PUNK 17C Brit. sl.
– to promote prostitutes; said of a pimp • PUSH PONIES 1960s sl.
– to prostitute oneself • HO 1990s African-American teen sl.
– to prostitute oneself • SELL ONE’S CRACK 1990 Aust. prison sl.
– to prostitute oneself; to behave like a harlot • HARLOT 1641
– to prostitute; to make a whore of; to call whore • BEWHORE a1616 obs.
– to recruit someone into prostitution • PULL 1967 US sl.
– to remove a prostitute from service in a brothel • TAKE OFF THE FLOOR 1978 US sl.
– to rob a client; said of a prostitute • BEAT A TRICK 1970s US criminals’ sl.
– to seek prostitutes • WENCH L16
– to solicit for customers while walking the streets; said of a prostitute • CRUISE 1674 sl.
– to solicit someone to an act of sexual immorality; said of a prostitute • ACCOST E20 US euphemism
– to travel as a prostitute • PAD (IT)  E17 sl.
– to utilize prostitutes; to consort with harlots • WHORE 1547
– to walk the streets as a prostitute • BE AT THE RACES 20C sl.
– to walk the streets; said of a prostitute • DADDLE 1825 Sc. obs.
– to walk the streets; said of a prostitute • PAD THE HOOF 1859 US sl.
– to work as a male prostitute • HUSSLE  • HUSTLE 1960s sl.
– to work as a prostitute • ACCOMMODATE 19C sl.
– to work as a prostitute • BATTLE 1898 Aust. sl.
– to work as a prostitute • BUSTLE 1935 US sl.
– to work as a prostitute • CRACK IT FOR A QUID 1960s Aust. sl.
– to work as a prostitute • EARN 1950s UK criminals’ sl.
– to work as a prostitute • HACKNEY M18 sl.
– to work as a prostitute • HAWK ONE’S MUTTON 1937 sl.
– to work as a prostitute • HOOK 1959 Amer. sl.
– to work as a prostitute • HUSSLE  • HUSTLE 1895 US sl.
– to work as a prostitute • KICK MUD 1963 US sl.
– to work as a prostitute • LET OUT ONE’S PARLOUR AND LIE BACKWARDS L17 sl.
– to work as a prostitute • MOLL 1954 Amer. sl.
– to work as a prostitute • RAMP 1530 obs.
– to work as a prostitute • RANGE L17 sl.
– to work as a prostitute • SELL BODY 1960s African-American
– to work as a prostitute • SELL ONE’S BACON 1825
– to work as a prostitute • TOM 1964 police and criminals’ sl.
– to work as a prostitute • WALK THE PIAZZAS E19 sl.
– to work as the cheapest level of prostitute • SCALYLEG 1960s US sl.
– to work secretly as a prostitute • TAKE IN FANCY WORK 1890 sl.



Updated: October 17, 2022