lady of easy virtue

lady of easy virtue

euphemism A prostitute. A: "I think that Lord Stewart is spending time with a lady of easy virtue." B: "No, surely not!"
See also: easy, lady, of, virtue
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A lady of easy virtue. Surprising a film has not been made of his life story.
COURT IN THE ACT: The Slaughterhouse Players' Michael Tuckey as Judge Lord Tophem Tippler, David Southam as the clerk to the court, and Caroline Williams as a 'lady of easy virtue'.
Supporting perfs are passable but not wowing, with Ornella Muti in a minor role as Nohan's mother recollected in flashback, and Hanna Schygulla as a ship's lady of easy virtue.
Higgledy Piggledy, the black hen who "laid eggs for gentlemen", was a lady of easy virtue who only took high-class customers and Jack and Jill went up the hill to lose their virginity.