from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A female pimp; a bawd.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A female procurer, or pander.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A female procurer.

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

  • noun a woman pimp


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  • First time I ever saw this word was in sionnach's definition for celestina, for which 'procuress' is apparently a synonym. It has a pleasantly Victorian sound, I think.

    August 29, 2007

  • And suggests the cognate procuratrix

    August 13, 2018