Synonyms of prostitute in English:


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whore, sex worker, call girl, white slave

male prostitute, rent boy, call boy, gigolo

euphemistic model, escort, masseuse

British tom

fille de joie


North American sporting girl, sporting lady, sporting woman, chippy

informal pro, moll, tail, ho, brass nail, grande horizontale, woman on the game, working girl, member of the oldest profession, renter, toy boy

North American informal hooker, hustler

vulgar slang bumboy

dated tart, streetwalker, woman of the streets, lady of the night, woman of the night, scarlet woman, cocotte

archaic courtesan, strumpet, harlot, trollop, wanton, woman of ill repute, lady of pleasure, Cyprian, doxy, drab, quean, trull, wench

rare sing-song girl, succubus


1‘they couldn't bring themselves to prostitute their art by copying others’


betray, sacrifice, profane, sell, sell out, debase, degrade, demean, devalue, cheapen, lower, misapply, misemploy, misuse, pervert, squander, waste

abandon one's principles, be untrue to oneself