prostitute oneself

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of prostitute oneself

1 : to work as a prostitute : to offer oneself for sex in exchange for money
2 : to do something that is below one's level of skill or ability in order to make money
  • a writer who prostituted himself by writing commercials

Word by Word Definitions

prostitute play
  1. : to offer indiscriminately for sexual intercourse especially for money

  2. : to devote to corrupt or unworthy purposes : debase

  1. : devoted to corrupt purposes : prostituted

  1. : a woman who engages in promiscuous sexual intercourse especially for money : whore

  2. : a male who engages in sexual and especially homosexual practices for money

  3. : a person (such as a writer or painter) who deliberately debases his or her talents (as for money)

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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