Meaning of turn a trick in English:

turn a trick


  • (of a prostitute) have a session with a client.

    • ‘One professional brazenly characterised himself (and by implication the wider profession) as an architectural whore, ever willing to turn a trick.’
    • ‘In a seamy storyline, she tries to badger her now-clean brother, Chris, into turning a trick with her in order to earn drug money.’
    • ‘She knows there are risks in this, but feels it is safer than walking the streets and turning a trick with a stranger.’
    • ‘‘Once after I turned a trick,’ she said, ‘the man wanted his money back.’’
    • ‘We saw her puke once in the doorway across the street, and then five minutes later she turned a trick.’
    • ‘If she had to turn a trick here or there, she would do it.’