Definitionprostitute of either gender but, more often, the term refers to a male prostitute who caters to homosexual men, particularly a street prostitute or street hustler. The term is more common in the US than in the UK.
Synonyms for male prostitute: ass pro; bird taker; batter; batts; buff-boy; bunny; business boy; call boy; cocktail; coin-collector; commercial queer; crack salesman; dick peddler; fag boy; fanny-boy; foot soldier; gay dirt; gigolo; he-whore; jack' ass; Hollywood hustler; husband for a weekend; iron hoof; joy boy; mayate; merchandise; model; outdoorsman; party boy; prick peddler; professional queer; puto; rent; renter; renter boy; Rita; sport goods; sporting goods; steer meat; street mechanic; swishblader; trabajado trader; trader dick; venereal boy. See prostitute for synonyms.
Quote: ' Wipe out male prostitution; adopt a hustler today. Get murdered tonight.' Quoted in Graffiti. Two Thousand Years of Wall Writing by Robert Reisner.
3. A sexually successful male.
4. A thief or dealer in stolen goods; a confidence man.
5. An ambitious go-getter; a person who works with energy and persistence (especially in marketing).