[ seks-wur-ker ]
/ ˈsɛks ˌwɜr kər /
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a person employed in the sex industry, as a prostitute, pornographic film actor, stripper, nude model, or creator of sexually explicit online content.
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Origin of sex worker
First recorded in 1970–75
Words nearby sex worker
sexual role-play, sexual selection, sex up, Sexwale, sex work, sex worker, sexy, Seychelles, Seychellois, Seyfert galaxy, Seyhan
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How to use sex worker in a sentence
Wolf concurs that the conceit of the show seems to have everyone but the sex worker in mind.To Catch a Sex Worker: A&E’s Awful, Exploitative Ambush Show|Samantha Allen|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whether they win or lose, contestants can be assured of one thing: notoriety as a sex worker.Inside ‘The Sex Factor’: Where 16 Men and Women Vie For Porn Immortality|Aurora Snow|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps a girlfriend, but most likely a commercial sex worker.Did One Liberian Prostitute Give Ebola to Eight Soldiers?|Kent Sepkowitz|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Clients are exploiting the fact that they have something the sex worker wants.Why It's Time to Legalize Prostitution|Cathy Reisenwitz|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So far, Australian adult actress Aeryn Walker might be the only adult star on the show to not portray a sex worker.Why ‘Game of Thrones’ Loves Porn Stars|Aurora Snow|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for sex worker
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