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Definition of "prostituted" [prostituted]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of prostitute. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "prostituted" in a sentence
  • "By degrees, all disturbers of the public peace, all offenders against justice met with their deserts; and as it is a query, whether on its first institution, any law from the bench was more honestly and impartially administered than this very Lynch law, which has now had its name prostituted by the most barbarous excesses and contemptuous violation of all law whatever."
  • "Crawford-Browne said that when he told Manuel to his face that he had "prostituted" himself when he signed international loan agreements to fund the deal, his use of the word "was both accurate and appropriate"."
  • "In the Citie of Pirato, there was an Edict or Statute, no lesse blameworthy (to speake uprightly) then most severe and cruell, which (without making any distinction) gave strict command; That everie Woman should be burned with fire, who husband found her in the acte of Adultery, with any secret or familiar friend, as one deserving to bee thus abandoned, like such as prostituted their bodies to publike sale or hire."
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