kerb-crawling


kerb-crawling
kerbˈ-crawling noun
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Main Entry:kerb

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kerb-crawling UK US noun [uncountable] british
the illegal activity of driving slowly and looking for a prostitute
Thesaurus: sex for moneyhyponym sex crimeshyponym

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ˈkerb-crawling noun uncountable (BrE)
the crime of driving slowly along a road in order to find a ↑prostitute
Derived Word:kerb-crawler

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • kerb-crawling — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ the action of driving slowly along the edge of the road in search of a prostitute or to harass female pedestrians. DERIVATIVES kerb crawler noun …   English terms dictionary

  • kerb-crawling — See importune. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • kerb-crawling —    looking for a prostitute    Done by a man who drives slowly in an area known to be frequented by prostitutes:     [George Wigg] was now fulfilling that function in the Lords, where his selfrighteous pomposity would continue until pricked by… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • kerb-crawling — British & Australian, American a kerb crawler someone who drives slowly along a road looking for someone to have sex with. There was a big scandal after the judge was prosecuted for kerb crawling …   New idioms dictionary

  • kerb-crawling — N UNCOUNT Kerb crawling is the activity of driving slowly along the side of a road in order to find and hire a prostitute. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • kerb crawling — noun The act of driving up roads seeking prostitutes or other women for sex Syn: kerb crawler …   Wiktionary

  • kerb-crawling — noun Brit. the action or practice of driving slowly along the edge of the road in search of a prostitute. Derivatives kerb crawler noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • kerb-crawling — UK / US noun [uncountable] British the illegal activity of driving slowly and looking for a prostitute …   English dictionary

  • kerb crawler — kerb .crawler BrE curb crawler AmE n a man who drives his car slowly along the road looking for a ↑prostitute (=a women who has sex for money) >kerb crawling n [U] ▪ He was arrested for kerb crawling …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • kerb-crawler — kerb crawling ► NOUN Brit. ▪ the action of driving slowly along the edge of the road in search of a prostitute or to harass female pedestrians. DERIVATIVES kerb crawler noun …   English terms dictionary