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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A man who has a continuing sexual relationship with and receives financial support from a woman.
  • n. A man who is hired as an escort or a dancing partner for a woman.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A man who has a sexual relationship with a woman from whom he receives payment.
  • n. A hired escort or dancing partner for a woman.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a man who has sex with and is supported by a woman

Etymologies

French, perhaps from gigolette, dancing girl, prostitute, from giguer, to dance, from gigue, fiddle, from Old French; see gigot.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • How are you feeling?
    I don't think you can be dealing
    With the situation very well
    You take a lover for a dirty weekend, that's OK
    But when it's over
    You are looking at the working week through the eyes of a gigolo


    (Seeing other people, by Belle and Sebastian)

    August 8, 2008

  • 10^^21 picolos (= 10^^9 los)

    November 7, 2007