lady of pleasure

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lady of pleasure a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
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Usage

In literature:

There was particular pleasure in eyes of the lady who sat at Lecour's left, the Baroness de la Roche Vernay.
"The False Chevalier" by William Douw Lighthall
But can a lady anticipate these rivers of ease and pleasure, without securing the respect of her husband?
"The Young Maiden" by A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey
The ladies on the foundation of this order were appareled after their own pleasure and liking.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I" by Various
Lady Arabella Stuart's chief pleasure during her iniquitous imprisonment was the increase of her stock of jewels.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
Either would rob it of what little pleasure I can extract from my lady's loss, however.
"The Alembic Plot" by Ann Wilson
Now I was become, from a lady of pleasure, a woman of business, and of great business too, I assure you.
"The Fortunate Mistress (Parts 1 and 2)" by Daniel Defoe
Miss Keeldar liked the society of few ladies; indeed, she had a cordial pleasure in that of none except Mrs. Pryor and Caroline Helstone.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
It's been a long time since I've had the pleasure of meeting ladies and I forgot myself for the moment.
"Wunpost" by Dane Coolidge
Whereupon the count was conscious of a new and violent emotion, at first painful, and then pleasurable, as he felt the lady's hand upon his arm.
"The Grandee" by Armando Palacio Valdés
T'ain't often I have the pleasure of meeting such a fine, high-spirited lady in my nightly meditations.
"The Frontiersman" by H. A. Cody
Her evident pleasure set both little old ladies off in a soft cackling of satisfaction.
"Happy House" by Jane D. Abbott
To be of assistance, however slight, is a pleasure, marred only by the fact of the lady's misadventure.
"Lord Stranleigh Abroad" by Robert Barr
Lady Lackington's invitation was, therefore, neither a cause of pleasure nor astonishment.
"Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2) A Man Of Our Day" by Charles James Lever
Thus freed from family cares, Venetian ladies had little to occupy their time outside of the pleasures of society.
"Women of the Romance Countries (Illustrated)" by John R Effinger
The Creole ladies lead a life of decided ease and pleasure.
"History of Cuba; or, Notes of a Traveller in the Tropics" by Maturin M. Ballou
The lady of the tea-house insisted upon screening us off from the other pleasure-parties who were tiffining in the same verandah.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
He attributed a good part of his pleasure to the interpretations of these ladies.
"Interpreters" by Carl Van Vechten
But he had no time to analyze his feelings of pleasure and pain, for the ladies now began to exchange greetings.
"Edelweiss" by Berthold Auerbach
On Sunday the 6th of September we dined with him, & had the pleasure of being introduced to his celebrated lady.
"Henry Wadsworth Longfellow" by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
His wife soon entered, and having expressed much pleasure at seeing me after so long, began giving me the peculiar symptoms of the lady's case.
"Tales of the Wonder Club" by M. Y. Halidom (pseud. Dryasdust)
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In poetry:

At our table you may eat all sorts of dainty meat,
Pig, cony, goose, capon, and swan;
And with lords and ladies fine, you may drink beer, ale, and wine!
This is pleasure for a servingman.
"God Speed The Plow, And Bless The Corn-Mow. A Dialogue Between The Husbandman And Servingman" by Anonymous British
The Right Honourable Earl of Dalhousie, he was there,
And delivered an eloquent opening address, I do declare
To the ladies and gentlemen that had come to see the show
Which was received with hearty pleasure by the high and low
"The Dundee Flower Show:Dedicated to the Right Honourable Earl of Dalhousie" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Use Facebook to spy on them – Ummmm….this is one of the guiltiest pleasures of Facebook, am I right, ladies.
When the master of 165 Eaton Place, Sir Hallam Holland, carries his wife across the threshold of their new home, Lady Agnes exclaims with pleasure, "What a ghastly old mausoleum".
Some lady claims she can orgasm with fifteen minutes of pleasuring her brain.
CORPUS CHRISTI — I had the distinct pleasure Nov 14 to have breakfast at Julian Gold with the hardest working group of ladies I know — the 40 women who comprise the Charity League.
They got the first lady to admit to a couple of guilty pleasures: the Real Housewives reality TV franchise -- and French fries .
A few months ago I had the pleasure of waiting on some of the ladies that work for Carroll County Animal Support.
Ladies' Home Journal had the pleasure of meeting Sofia Vergara this morning at the Standard East Village where she presented her new home line for Kmart.
Call it an oral fixation or voracious appetite but these ladies relish in the idea of pleasuring their man until he breaks down under the heat of their sexual prowess.
I had the pleasure of hanging out with Bruno Mars last night at Electric Lady Studios in NYC for an intimate CD listening party for his upcoming album Unorthodox Jukebox.
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