sex worker

noun

: a person whose work involves sexually explicit behavior
especially : prostitute sense 1

Example Sentences

a group that serves as an advocate for the health and welfare of sex workers

Word History

First Known Use

1971, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sex worker was in 1971

Dictionary Entries Near sex worker

Cite this Entry

“Sex worker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sex%20worker. Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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