masseuse

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From French masseuse, feminine of masseur.

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masseuse (plural masseuses, masculine masseur)

  1. A woman who performs massage; a female masseur.
    • Oh! I'm a masseuse. I give people massages and stuff. - Friends (TV, episode 3.05)
  2. (nonstandard) A masseur; a man who performs massage.
    • 2003, Helena B. Rich., L. C. S. W. Helena B. Rich, The Art of Masturdating: A Guidebook for Single Heterosexuals, iUniverse (ISBN 9780595292578), page 103
      He was a great masseuse.
    • 2012, Penny Dixon, Betrayed, Troubador Publishing Ltd (ISBN 9781780883205), page 57
      He was a good masseuse, and could always make Jez relax.
    • 1998, Bad Subjects Production Team, Bad Subjects: Political Education for Everyday Life, NYU Press (ISBN 9780814757932)
      Waited, got up, opened the door and saw the masseuse playing backgammon. Told him I was ready, didn't know what for. He waved me away, and I returned to the slab. By the time he came in, a mustached masseuse was sponging down a German woman on the opposite side of the marble; her husband sat on the perimeter watching (this was not a traditional hamam).
    • year unknown, Jamie Lake, BOOK 4 - Bad Boy: Naughty at Night: Bad Boy | Gay Romance MM Boyfriend Series, Jamie Lake
      Just less than a week ago, he'd said he'd tell Peter's parents, his school, the press, that Peter was an erotic masseuse.

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Dutch[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: mas‧seu‧se

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French masseuse, equivalent to masseren +‎ -euse.

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masseuse f (plural masseuses, masculine masseur)

  1. masseuse

French[edit]

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masseuse f (plural masseuses)

  1. feminine equivalent of masseur

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