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  • n. The trade of a harlot; prostitution.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Ribaldry; buffoonery; a ribald story.
  • n. The trade or practice of prostitution; habitual or customary lewdness.
  • n. Anything meretricious.
  • n. A harlot; a strumpet; a baggage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Clownishness; buffoonery.
  • n. Ribaldry; profligacy; profligate practice.
  • n. The trade or practice of prostitution; habitual or customary lewdness.
  • n. A name of contempt or opprobrium for a woman.
  • n. False show; meretriciousness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. offering sexual intercourse for pay

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