streetwalker

noun street·walk·er \ ˈstrēt-ˌwȯ-kər \
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

Definition of streetwalker

: prostitute; especially : one who solicits in the streets — compare call girl

streetwalking

play \ˈstrēt-ˌwȯ-kiŋ\ noun

Examples of streetwalker in a Sentence

  1. the streetwalkers and adult movie theaters that once populated the tenderloin have been replaced by upscale shoppers and expensive restaurants and boutiques

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  • : a prostitute who finds customers by walking around in the streets


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