courtesan courtesan


  • (n) a woman who cohabits with an important man



  1. In a scene in Stephen Frears' Chri, an aging courtesan named Lea, nude but for a sheet, is lying next to her lover.
  2. Manga Queen An animation fan dressed as Kiyoha, an orian courtesan from the manga series Sakuran.
  3. A seminude courtesan tries to seduce a hunchback as his image mocks him from three mirrors.


Wiki Images for courtesan

definition of courtesan
meaning of courtesan


  1. "The pub culture in Sydney is stultifyingly bad," Mr Keating said. "It's raucous and it's noisy in their Klondike-like saloons. All that's missing is Lola Montez. (Lola Montez was an exotic dancer and courtesan who wowed Victorian miners...
    on Sep 26, 2007 By: Paul Keating Source: The Age

  2. "The book dates back to the days of her 'courtesan' grandmother Duleepa and is a rich memoir of her family and social life," says Desai about the 500-page book that will be released in Delhi on September 21.
    on Jul 24, 2007 By: Meghnad Desai Source: Delhi Newsline

  3. Speaking about the diversity of her roles in the forthcoming films Aishwarya told CNN-IBN, "What's nice about these three films coming up is that each character is distinctly different. So while Umrao Jaan is (the story of) a courtesan (and the film...
    on Oct 17, 2006 By: Aishwarya Rai Source: South Asian Women's Forum

Word of the Day
subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /