Definition of Lady of pleasure
1. Noun. A woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money.
Specialized synonyms: Call Girl, Camp Follower, Comfort Woman, Ianfu, Demimondaine, Floozie, Floozy, Hooker, Hustler, Slattern, Street Girl, Streetwalker, White Slave
Generic synonyms: Adult Female, Woman
Derivative terms: Bawdy, Prostitute, Whore, Whore, Whoredom
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Literary usage of Lady of pleasure
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1. James Shirley, Dramatist: A Biographical and Critical Study by Arthur Huntington Nason (1915)
"The Lady of Pleasure, the last, with but two exceptions,1 of Shirley's comedies of manners, is a bitter but clever satire upon the wilder lords and ladies ..."
2. Specimens of English Dramatic Poets who Lived about the Time of Shakespeare by Charles Lamb, David Garrick (1854)
"... My soul will not contain, I fear, but loose, So flowing, it drowns all my faculties. And leave me in this ecstasy. THE lady of pleasure: A COMEDY, ..."