Definition of Lady of pleasure

1. Noun. A woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lady Of Pleasure

lady beetles
lady boy
lady boys
lady chapel
lady crab
lady crabs
lady fern
lady friend
lady friends
lady gardens
lady killer
lady killers
lady of pleasure (current term)
lady of the house
lady or tiger
lady palm
lady smock
lady smocks
lady tulip
lady who lunches
ladybird beetle
ladybird spider

Literary usage of Lady of pleasure

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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, ..."

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