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Definition of "gigolo" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gigolo" in a sentence
  • "Back then, when society could be broken down straightforwardly into such basic and absolute categories, the title gigolo must have been easier to apply and decidedly less pejorative."
  • "On the form of one applicant, some classroom enemy or irresponsible jokester had crossed out "lawyer" or "teacher" or whatever safe bet the kid had written down, and inserted instead - clearly in another hand - the word "gigolo"."
  • "Sam "The Man," the gentleman gigolo, is looking camera shy."
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