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Slang

hooker

This page is about the slang term hooker

offensive!

Meaning

a female prostitute, a woman who provides sexual services for payment

For example

  • When we were in Amsterdam we went to this area with heaps of hookers sitting behind windows waiting for customers.

  • One of the best things the government did was to educate hookers about the importance of getting their clients to wear condoms to stop AIDS from spreading.

Note:
This is an insulting word and you should never use it, especially if there are prostitutes nearby who might hear you saying it.

Quick Quiz

If someone suggests going to find some hookers, they're interested in finding

a. some rugby players

b. traditional Middle Eastern water pipes

c. women who offer sex for money

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Contributor: Matt Errey