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Procuress   Listen
noun
Procuress  n.  A female procurer, or pander.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Procuress" Quotes from Famous Books



... then, does not lie here. The art which can stoop to be "procuress to the lords of hell," is art no longer. But, on the other hand, it would be difficult to point to any great work of art, generally acknowledged to be such, which explicitly concerns itself with the vindication of any specific moral doctrine. The story in which the ...
— Confessions and Criticisms • Julian Hawthorne

... telling her she might order her own dresses—velvet, silk, satin, low-necked ball dresses, anything she liked. A mental picture of herself in a bright yellow silk trimmed with black velvet with low neck and short sleeves conquered her, and she gave up her passport. On the same evening the procuress took an isvostchik and drove her to the notorious house ...
— Resurrection • Count Leo Tolstoy

... a procuress, and one of the most abandoned of her profession. When from her advanced age, and the loss of her eye-sight, she could no longer obtain money by seducing females from the path of virtue, she married ...
— The English Spy • Bernard Blackmantle



Words linked to "Procuress" :   panderer, pander, ponce, pimp, pandar, fancy man, procurer



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