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call girl:

Or: call-girl / callgirl :

1. In the 1920s, a prostitute who worked in a call-house , a brothel where men came to call on prostitutes.

2. From the 1950s onward, a prostitute who can be contacted by phone. Synonym: take-out-hooker .

3. Today, usually a high-priced prostitute on call who only accepts appointments by telephone from a specific clientele.
Synonyms: C-girl ; C-lady ; respectable-whore . See prostitute for synonyms.


(1) Frederic Mullally, The Penthouse Sexicon (1968): 'Telephone operator who handles emergency calls on the COD exchange .'

(2) Would-be actress-model and part-time prostitute Bree Daniels (Jane Fonda), who wants to quit therapy, and her therapist (Vivian Nathan) in Klute (1971):
-- Bree: ' I've been coming here all this time and I've been paying you all this money and why do I still want to trick? '
-- Therapist: ' What's the difference between going out on a call as a model or an actress or as a call-girl? (...) You're successful as a call-girl; you're not successful as an actress .'

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