Simple Definition of prostitution
: the work of a prostitute : the act of having sex in exchange for money
: the use of a skill or ability in a way that is not appropriate or respectable
Examples of prostitution in a sentence
She was arrested for prostitution.
Writing commercials was a prostitution of his talents.
First Known Use of prostitution
Rhymes with prostitution
absolution, allocution, attribution, comminution, consecution, constitution, contribution, convolution, destitution, dissolution, distribution, elocution, evolution, execution, exsolution, institution, involution, persecution, prosecution, resolution, restitution, retribution, revolution, Rosicrucian, substitution
Legal Definition of prostitution
: the act or practice of engaging in sexual activity indiscriminately especially for money; also : the crime of engaging in such activity
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