Brothel vs Streetwalking - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between brothel and streetwalking

is that brothel is a wretch; a depraved person; a lewd man or woman or brothel can be a house of prostitution while streetwalking is the trade of a streetwalker; prostitution that is not tied to a particular brothel or establishment.

brothel

Etymology 1

From (etyl) brothel, brodel, brodelle, .

Noun

(en noun)
  • A wretch; a depraved person; a lewd man or woman.
  • Etymology 2

    An abbreviation of ‘brothel-house’, ultimately from Old English , see above.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A house of prostitution.
  • Synonyms
    * academy * bawdy-house * bordello * cathouse * crib * escort agency * house of ill fame * house of ill reputation * house of ill repute * knocking shop * leaping house * lupanar * massage parlour * nunnery * pushing school * red house * sauna * sporting house * vaulting school * whorehouse See also

    See also

    * red-light district * prostitute

    streetwalking

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The trade of a streetwalker; prostitution that is not tied to a particular brothel or establishment.