gigolo

noun gig·o·lo \ ˈji-gə-ˌlō , ˈzhi- \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of gigolo

plural gigolos
1 : a man supported by a woman usually in return for his attentions
2 : a professional dancing partner or male escort

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Origin and Etymology of gigolo

French


GIGOLO Defined for English Language Learners

gigolo

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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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