streetwalker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n streetwalker a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Streetwalker A common prostitute who walks the streets to find customers.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n streetwalker One who walks the streets; a pedestrian.
    • n streetwalker A common prostitute who walks the streets at night.
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Usage

In literature:

A dozen haggard streetwalkers were arrested in mistake for her.
"The Vision Spendid" by William MacLeod Raine
Up in the Coombe with chummies and streetwalkers and then the rest of the year sober as a judge.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Second performance, eclipse number two, all aboard for the train for Saint-Lazare, the prison-hospital for streetwalkers!
"L'Assommoir" by Emile Zola
You're the first man ever came to the house who didn't look at me as if I was a streetwalker.
"Wide Courses" by James Brendan Connolly
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In poetry:

The hearse is ahead,
But after there follows
A troop of streetwalkers
In wide flowered hats,
Leg-of-mutton sleeves,
And ankle-length dresses.
"Dublinesque" by Philip Larkin

In news:

1 This hit about a Big Easy streetwalker remains i.
The Ripper 's victims were all prostitutes and as Rumbelow leads us through the ever-darkening streets into the heart of Whitechapel, he tells us the economics of being a common streetwalker in the London of 1888.
Throngs converge on Broadway during the Victorian Streetwalk in Saratoga Springs Thursday.
Throngs converge on Broadway during the Victorian Streetwalk in Saratoga.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York — Thousands of people are expected to fill the streets of downtown Saratoga Springs when the city hosts its annual Victorian Streetwalk.
Don't forget the Victorian Streetwalk this Thursday, December 2, 2010.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York — Thousands of people are expected to fill the streets of downtown Saratoga Springs when the city hosts its annual Victorian Streetwalk .
In case you missed Thursday's Victorian Streetwalk in Toga (or just want to stroll again), definitely check out the Victorian Stroll in Troy this Sunday, 11am to 5pm.
Conceptual drawing of terracing streetwalks buildings in the proposed Oakridge Centre redevelopment in Vancouver.
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