Procuress
Procuress Pro*cur"ess, n. A female procurer, or pander. [1913 Webster]

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  • procuress — [prō kyoor′is, prəkyoor′is; präk′yoo ris] n. Rare a woman who obtains women for the purpose of prostitution …   English World dictionary

  • procuress — noun A female procurer. The Spaniard, who will seduce any girl he can, is pitiless under like circumstances to his own womenkind; so there is much weeping, the girl is turned out of doors and falls readily into the hands of the procuress. In the… …   Wiktionary

  • procuress — I procurer, procuress (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pander, bawd, pimp; obtainer. See evildoer, purchase, acquisition. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. whoremonger, whore, madam; see prostitute …   English dictionary for students

  • procuress — /proh kyoor is, preuh /, n. a woman who procures prostitutes. [1375 1425; late ME; see PROCURER, ESS] Usage. See ess. * * * …   Universalium

  • procuress — pro cur·ess || prəʊ kjÊŠrɪs /prÉ™ kjÊŠÉ™ n. female pimp, woman who obtains people to work as prostitutes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • procuress — pro·cur·ess …   English syllables

  • procuress — pro•cur•ess [[t]proʊˈkyʊər ɪs, prə [/t]] n. cvb use a woman who procures prostitutes …   From formal English to slang

  • procuress — noun a woman pimp • Hypernyms: ↑pimp, ↑procurer, ↑panderer, ↑pander, ↑pandar, ↑fancy man, ↑ponce …   Useful english dictionary

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