A description of a woman wearing tight and/or revealing clothing, with (un)suitable hair, makeup, shoes and jewellry, making her appear like a prostitute seeking clients.

The term does not imply that she actually is a working girl, merely that she is dressed blatantly to attract men; it can be used perjoratively by other women about somneone they assess as better dressed or more attractive than themselves - the object of their ire does not necessarilty look sleazy or cheap.


"Oh my God, look at Kitty ! I mean, boots, fishnets and a miniskirt ?"

"That bitch is dressed for trade, you'd better get Mike out of here, they used to date and she's obviously on the prowl again."
by Eighth of Seven April 09, 2009
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