he-whore

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he-whore (plural he-whores)

  1. (colloquial, vulgar) A male prostitute; a gigolo.
    • 1993, Harry Turtledove, Departures, page 21:
      “Probably a he-whore putting his name about so he'd have plenty of trade,” Raga panted.
    • 1996, Karen Lee Osborne, William J. Spurlin, Reclaiming the Heartland: Lesbian and Gay Voices from the Midwest, page 64:
      "Home-wrecker," said Dwayne with a deadpan gasp of mock shock. "My lover, the he-whore," Ted added.
    • 2007, Jim Harmon, Maniac Siren: The Man Who Made Maniacs and Silent Siren, page 73:
      They ranged from "Ladies' Man" to "he-whore". Usually, except when he was feeling very contemptuous of himself, or when he had contributed blood to the Red Cross and felt very honorable, Wilkins thought of himself as a gigolo.