prostitute

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Noun[change]

Singular
prostitute

Plural
prostitutes

  1. A prostitute is someone who has sex with people for money.

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Plain form
prostitute

Third-person singular
prostitutes

Past tense
prostituted

Past participle
prostituted

Present participle
prostituting

  1. If you prostitute (yourself), you take money to have sex with people.
    I'm not desperate enough to prostitute myself yet.
  2. If you prostitute another person, you force them to have sex with other people for money.
    He was arrested for prostituting his own daughter.