sex worker
noun Date: 1984 a person whose work involves sexually explicit behavior; especially prostitute 1

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  • sex worker — noun A prostitute • • • Main Entry: ↑sex * * * ˈsex worker 7 [sex worker] noun a polite way of referring to a ↑prostitute …   Useful english dictionary

  • sex worker — n. any person paid to sexually gratify or arouse a customer, as a model or performer in pornographic magazines, films, or nightclub acts or, esp., a prostitute * * * …   Universalium

  • sex worker — sex .worker n formal a ↑prostitute used to be polite or when you do not want to say this directly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sex worker — n. any person paid to sexually gratify or arouse a customer, as a model or performer in pornographic magazines, films, or nightclub acts or, esp., a prostitute …   English World dictionary

  • Sex worker — A sex worker is a person who works in the sex industry. Sex workers may be employed as prostitutes, strippers, go go dancers, burlesque performers, escorts, dominatrices, peepshow workers, phone sex operators, hustlers, foot fetish models,… …   Wikipedia

  • sex worker — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms sex worker : singular sex worker plural sex workers a prostitute. This word is used by people who think the word prostitute is slightly impolite or offensive …   English dictionary

  • sex worker — noun A person who supplies sexual services for money …   Wiktionary

  • sex worker — noun euphemistic a prostitute …   English new terms dictionary

  • ˈsex ˌworker — noun [C] a PROSTITUTE …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • sex worker — /ˈsɛks wɜkə/ (say seks werkuh) noun someone who earns a livelihood from giving sexual gratification to clients; prostitute …   Australian English dictionary

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