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COURTESAN

 Dictionary entry overview: What does courtesan mean? 

COURTESAN (noun)
  The noun COURTESAN has 1 sense:

1. a woman who cohabits with an important man

  Familiarity information: COURTESAN used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COURTESAN (noun)


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Meaning:

A woman who cohabits with an important man

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

concubine; courtesan; doxy; odalisque; paramour

Hypernyms ("courtesan" is a kind of...):

fancy woman; kept woman; mistress (an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man)


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