gigolo

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noun gig·o·lo \ˈji-gə-ˌlō, ˈzhi-\

Definition of gigolo

plural

gigolos

  1. 1 :  a man supported by a woman usually in return for his attentions

  2. 2 :  a professional dancing partner or male escort

Origin and Etymology of gigolo

French


First Known Use: 1922


GIGOLO Defined for English Language Learners

gigolo

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noun gig·o·lo \ˈji-gə-ˌlō, ˈzhi-\

Definition of gigolo for English Language Learners

  • : a man who is paid by a woman to be her lover and companion


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