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streetwalker

[street-waw-ker]
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noun
  1. a prostitute who solicits on the streets.
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Origin of streetwalker

First recorded in 1585–95; street + walker
Related formsstreet·walk·ing, noun
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Examples from the Web for streetwalker

Historical Examples

  • You're the first man ever came to the house who didn't look at me as if I was a streetwalker.

    Wide Courses

    James Brendan Connolly

  • He hated her for being a streetwalker and for being taller than he, and began to swear at her.

    The Judge

    Rebecca West

  • I saw you go into the Grand-Balcon with that streetwalker Adèle.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola

  • Even the neat little clockmaker was said to have carried on with his own daughter, a streetwalker.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola


British Dictionary definitions for streetwalker

streetwalker

noun
  1. a prostitute who solicits on the streets
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Derived Formsstreetwalking, noun, adjective
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