- 1The practice or occupation of engaging in sexual activity with someone for payment: the sale of captives into slavery and prostitutionMore example sentences
whoring, the sex industry, streetwalking, Mrs Warren's profession, white slavery, sex tourism• informal the oldest profession, the game, the traderough tradeNorth American • informal hooking, hustling, the life• dated whoredom• archaic courtesanship, harlotry, Magdalenism, the social evil
- The incidence of prostitution and sexual assault of women has soared.
- We are not on a moral crusade against prostitution, just street prostitution.
- He practiced male prostitution, soliciting three to four customers on a weekend.