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synonyms for courtesan

  • concubine
  • paramour
  • prostitute
  • whore
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How to use courtesan in a sentence

She introduces us to explorers, pilots, warriors, spies, writers, queens, traitors, courtesans, athletes and politicians we’ve not heard of before.
MEET THE FORGOTTEN REBELS AND QUIET REVOLUTIONARIES OF WOMEN’S HISTORYLISA BIRNBACHMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But to be really loved by a courtesan: that is a victory of infinitely greater difficulty.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
Couture was always welcome at the home of the courtesan, who dreamed, perhaps, of making him her husband.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
First I hated you, when I dreamed you to be but a courtesan traitress.
THE LION'S BROODDUFFIELD OSBORNE
Wilhelmine turned to her and, bending, kissed the old courtesan on the brow.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
In fact, they are on a level with the common, paid courtesan,—the lowest rank there is.
UNVEILING A PARALLELALICE ILGENFRITZ JONES AND ELLA MARCHANT
It is not the old, old subject of the courtesan in love, but that of the mistress raised to the dignity of wife.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
The courtesan freed his father, who was a slave, and he does not wish to hear anything said that might annoy Snnica.
SNNICAVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
He knew his austere old friend too well, and he could not picture him in the ridiculous rôle of husband of a cast-off courtesan.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
The play, together with its sequel, Die Bchse von Pandora, constitutes the epic of the courtesan.
MODERNITIESHORACE BARNETT SAMUEL
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WORDS RELATED TO COURTESAN

  • call girl
  • camp follower
  • courtesan
  • doxy
  • harlot
  • hussy
  • lady of pleasure
  • lady of the night
  • pro
  • scarlet woman
  • streetwalker
  • strumpet
  • tart
  • tramp
  • trollop
  • whore
  • working girl
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