One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
whore, sex worker, call girl, white slave
male prostitute, rent boy, call boy, gigolo
euphemistic model, escort, masseuse
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
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