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prostitute

pros·ti·tute

prostitute

pronunciation:
pra stih tut
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who earns money by engaging in sexual relations with others for a fee.
synonyms:
bawd, gigolo, harlot, hooker, trollop, whore
similar words:
call girl, courtesan, hussy, madam, slut, streetwalker, strumpet, tart, tramp, wench
definition 2: one who uses his or her abilities, reputation, or the like for unworthy purposes, usu. in exchange for money.
synonyms:
hack, whore
similar words:
hack, hireling, Judas, mercenary
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: prostituted, prostitutes, prostituting
definition 1: to offer the sexual services of (oneself or another) for money.
definition 2: to sell or use (oneself, one's abilities, or the like) for an unworthy purpose.
similar words:
corrupt, debase, demean, lower, misuse, profane, sell