Sexual DictionaryDictionary of the F-Word


Or: street-walker , a female prostitute who solicits business in public places, usually on the streets . See prostitute for synonyms.


(1) Nan Prescott (Joan Blondell) to Vivian Rich (Claire Dodd) in Footlight Parade (1933): ' As long as they have sidewalks, you've got a job .'

(2) Lady Lou (Mae West) in She Done Him Wrong (1933):
-- Friend: ' Ah, Lady Lou, you're a fine gal , a fine woman .'
-- Lady Lou: ' One of the finest women that ever walked the streets .'

(3) Preston Dillard (Henry Fonda) in Jezebel (1938): ' Great ladies and gallant street-girls have a lot in common .'

See Also: company, cruiser, curbstone sailor, Edie, flag-about, flagger, fly-by-night, foot soldier, freebie, girl of the streets, go into the streets, ho stroll, house prostitute, hunt-about, moonlighter, nafka, nafkeh, night piece, night poacher, night trader, night walker, night-bird, night-cap, night-owl, night-snap, nightingale, nockstress, nocturne, nymph of the pavement, nymphe du pavé, party, pavement princess, piccadilly commando, respectable whore, sidewalk pickup, sidewalk socialite, star-gazer, stargazer, strassemaedchen, street walker, street-sister, streetwalking prostitute, stroll, walk the pavement, walk the streets, walker, whore stroll

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