1. [late 16C+] sexual intercourse, occas. other forms of sexual encounter, esp. a prostitute’s intercourse (or other activity) with a client.
2. [20C+] a girl, a young woman.
3. [1920s+] (also trip) a prostitute’s client, whether hetero- or homosexual, the implication being of deceiving any such client into parting with money.
4. [1920s+] any casual sex partner.
5. [1950s+] a general term of abuse, equating the subject with a whore’s client.
6. (US) a prostitute.
7. [1970s+] (US black) one who can be easily manipulated, e.g. a longterm admirer who is never allowed sex, but merely kept in tow for the material pleasures they offer.
8. [1970s+] a boyfriend; hetero- or homosexual.
9. [1990s+] (US prison) a prisoner who can be easily exploited for money or presents.
[1960s+] (US black) a general derog. term, the implication is of sexual inadequacy (for a man) or promiscuity (for a woman).
[1960s+] (orig. US black) an illegitimate child born to a prostitute.
1. [1960s+] (US black) an unpleasant and disadvantaged position, a no-win situation.
2. [1980s+] a fool, one who thinks they are better than they are.
3. see also SE compounds below.
[1970s] (US black) a prostitute.
[1990s+] (US prison) that bunk in a convict dormitory which is used for clandestine sex.
[2000s] (US black) the father of a prostitute’s child.
[1960s] (US gay) a day on which each partner of a gay couple is allowed to enjoy an alternative partner.
[1960s] (US Und.) money earned by a prostitute.
[1950s+] (gay) a pornographic film.
[1930s+] (US black) a brothel.
[1940s+] (US black) the money a prostitute earns and hands over to her pimp.
1. [1990s+] (US Und.) an apartment, room or hotel room used by prostitutes to entertain their clients.
2. attrib. use of sense 1.
[1980s] (US) a homosexual man.
[1920s+] a room, in a hotel or motel, where a prostitute can take clients.
[1950s+] a prostitute’s dress that can be removed easily and is thus suitable for business.
[1950s+] (gay) a towel for wiping oneself after intercourse.
[1950s+] (US black) a gullible black man.
[1970s+] (US Und.) of a prostitute, to rob a client.
[1960s+] in prostitution, a good customer.
[2000s] a particularly wealthy or generous client for a prostitute.
[1960s] pertaining to the poorer of a prostitute’s clients.
1. [late 17C; mid-19C+] of a man, to have sexual intercourse; also in homosexual use.
2. [early 19C] (UK Und.) to blunder.
3. [early 19C+] (orig. UK Und.) to get what one wants, to succeed, e.g. to perform a successful robbery, to achieve a seduction [SE from late 19C].
4. [late 19C] of a woman, to lose one’s virginity, to be deflowered.
5. [late 19C] to impregnate a woman.
6. [1910s] (Aus.) to get married.
[1920s] to have sexual intercourse.
[1960s+] (US prostitute) any customer who requires out-of-the-way sex or who attacks the woman physically.
[late 19C] to work as a prostitute.
[1950s] (US Und.) to perform male homosexual fellatio.
[1970s+] a prostitute’s client who requires no ‘extras’ beyond normal intercourse.
see separate entry.
SE in slang uses
[1970s] subterfuge, deception.
[20C+] (Irish) showing off.
1. [1970s] (US) a fig. respository of secrets and surprises.
2. see also sex compounds above.
[1940s+] (Aus.) to be consistently unlucky.
[early 19C] a practical joke.
[late 19C] (Aus. prison) suicide.
to deal dishonestly with another person.
[late 19C] (Aus.) to show promise; to be successful.
see separate entry.