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
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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