Definition of harlotry
1 : sexual profligacy : prostitution
2 : an unprincipled or immoral woman he sups tonight with a harlotry — William Shakespeare
Examples of harlotry in a Sentence
a city that in biblical times was infamous for licentiousness and harlotry
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Within the slippery world of harlotry—where class can be transcended and humanity bought—relationships form that defy our historical assumptions about the bounded categories of human experience.
That's how my job eventually descended into harlotry: through the endless cat-and-mouse game of porntrepreneurs subverting Google's anti-smut policies.
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