call girl

call girl

noun
1.
a female prostitute with whom an appointment can be made by telephone, usually to meet at the client's address.
2.
(formerly) a prostitute available to be called on at a brothel.

Origin:
1930–35, Americanism

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call girl
 
n
a prostitute with whom appointments are made by telephone

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Word Origin & History

call girl
"prostitute who makes appointments by phone," c.1900, from call + girl.
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call-girl definition


  1. n.
    a woman who is on call as a prostitute. (Possibly refers to a prostitute who can be contacted by a telephone call.) : The cops dragged in a whole flock of call-girls after the convention.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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