streetwalker


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street·walk·er

 (strēt′wô′kər)
n.
A prostitute, especially one who solicits in the streets.

street′walk′ing n.
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streetwalker

(ˈstriːtˌwɔːkə)
n
a prostitute who solicits on the streets
ˈstreetˌwalking n, adj
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street•walk•er

(ˈstritˌwɔ kər)

n.
a prostitute who solicits on the streets.
[1585–95]
street′walk`ing, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.streetwalker - a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
cocotte, cyprian, fancy woman, lady of pleasure, sporting lady, tart, woman of the street, working girl - a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
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streetwalker

noun
A woman who engages in sexual intercourse for payment:
Slang: hooker, moll.
Idioms: lady of easy virtue, lady of pleasure, lady of the night.
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Translations

streetwalker

[ˈstriːtˌwɔːkəʳ] N (= prostitute) → mujer f de la vida
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

streetwalker

[ˈstriːtwɔːkər] (old-fashioned) npéripatéticienne f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

streetwalker

[ˈstriːtˌwɔːkəʳ] npasseggiatrice f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
"Among the wretched women, mostly thieves and streetwalkers, twenty faces were turned, gaping with glee and hate.
The film explores Del Rio's roller-coaster life, first as a streetwalker and burlesque dancer who then becomes one of the most popular adult stars of the VHS era.
The matinee idol, who has built a career playing charming swains in romantic comedies, went against type and valiantly played transgender streetwalker Hollanda in 'Ang Babaeng Humayo,' which won the Golden Lion in Venice in 2016.
Its hard-working and entrepreneurial heroes--James Franco as twin brothers, Maggie Gyllenhaal as independent streetwalker Candy, Dominique Fishback as the sweet and rapidly wising-up young sex worker Darlene--dared to craft a new way of making a living off meeting others' erotic needs while declaring their own worth.
In the famous film 'Pretty Woman', the millionaire character portrayed by Richard Gere orders Julia Roberts' wide-eyed streetwalker some champagne and strawberries, telling her that the fruit brings out the flavours of the wine.
C<AEe>leste de Chabrillan was a streetwalker, circus dancer, and courtesan before she married French aristocrat Lionel de Chabrillan; after his death, she became a stage writer and belonged to a circle of bohemian artists in 19th-century Paris.
Unfolding over one Christmas Eve in LA, the focus is on streetwalker Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez), who learns that her hustler/boyfriend has been cheating during 28 days she spent in prison.
Unfolding over one Christmas Eve in LA, the focus is streetwalker Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) who learns her hustler/boyfriend has been cheating on her during the 28 days she spent in prison.
Unfolding over one Christmas Eve in LA, the focus is on streetwalker Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) who learns her hustler/boyfriend has been cheating on her during the 28 days she spent in prison.
As Rooney's substance abuse intensifies, he engages in ever riskier behavior, descending rapidly down the social ladder until a trans streetwalker provides him with something like redemption.
Shawn transitions from boyfriend to pimp, and Anonymous becomes a streetwalker, turning tricks out of cars.