Definition of procurer in English:

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Pronunciation: /prəˈkyo͞orər/
Pronunciation: /prōˈkyo͝orər/


A person who obtains a woman as a prostitute for another person.
Example sentences
  • Nor were women the only targets of these deportations: men believed to be involved as procurers or associates of prostitutes were also excluded.
  • Some of those disability providers have ended up in a very invidious and ambiguous situation of acting, basically, as a procurer to obtain sex for their clients.
  • Have you ever unlawfully distributed or sold controlled substances, or been a prostitute or procurer for prostitutes?


Late Middle English (denoting a steward): from Anglo-Norman French procurour, from Latin procurator (see procurator). Modern usage dates from the mid 17th century.

Words that rhyme with procurer

Angostura, Bonaventura, bravura, Bujumbura, caesura, camera obscura, coloratura, curer, Dürer, durra, Estremadura, figura, fioritura, Führer, insurer, Jura, juror, Madura, nomenklatura, sura, surah, tamboura, tempura, tourer

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Syllabification: pro·cur·er

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