Synonyms of prostitute in English:


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sex worker, call girl
male prostitute, rent boy, call boy, gigolo
euphemistic model, escort, masseuse
British tom
fille de joie
North American sporting girl, sporting lady, sporting woman
informal pro, moll, tail, brass nail, woman on the game, working girl, renter, toy boy
North American informal hooker, hustler
vulgar slang bumboy
derogatory whore, ho
North American derogatory chippy
derogatory puta
humorous grande horizontale, member of the oldest profession
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