gigolo

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gigolo a man who has sex with and is supported by a woman
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Quotations

  • Ruthie Stein
    Ruthie Stein
    “A woman who takes things from a man is called a girlfriend, a man who takes things from a woman is called a gigolo.”

Usage

In literature:

A gigolo, generally speaking, is a man who lives off women's money.
"Gigolo" by Edna Ferber
Ursula with her succession of gigolos and her psycho-plays and John withdrawn into his upstairs room with his books.
"The House from Nowhere" by Arthur G. Stangland
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In news:

After conquering the race track, superstar colt Frankel is set to become one of the most sought-after gigolos on the planet -- and his rival's mum could be the perfect love match.
John Turturro Reveals How He Snagged Woody Allen for 'Fading Gigolo ' (Video).
Richard Gere says he accepted the part of a high-paid hustler in the 1980 drama American Gigolo partly because of the gay subtext in the film.
He'll star in Turturro's 'Fading Gigolo ' with Sofia Vergara, Sharon Stone.
Woody Allen turns out ' Gigolo ' role.
European Gigolo Directed by Mike Bigelow.
Gigolos' a Gantt-miss show after star's brush with Prince Harry, lewdness arrest.
I had a fair idea of the level of humor we were in for when the press kit for Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo arrived -- packaged like a condom.
The Aristocrats may be the foulest-mouthed movie of the summer, but Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo is the foulest in deed, actually depicting some of the nigh-unspeakable acts that are merely hypothetically talked about in the former film.
John Turturro films a scene from "Fading Gigolo" on the streets of Manhattan.
Turturro and Allen begin shooting "Fading Gigolo" this fall.
Sofia Vergara filming "Fading Gigolo" on December 5, 2012 in New York City.
Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures Kevin Kline, right, is marvelous as a gigolo in "The Extra Man," but co-star Paul Dano is is overly precious.
For the little Britney Spears–type hoochie-coochie pooches , there are wee T-shirts with sayings like "Gigolo," "Naughty" and "Stud" covering the center display, available in assorted colors ($22).
20-year-old drug dealer, gigolo and pimp scouts for clients and prospective prostitutes in front of a college dorm just a few blocks from Waikiki's world-class beaches and high-priced resorts.
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