call the tricks
   to solicit as a prostitute
   A trick is the customer:
    They weren't allowed to call the tricks like the girls in Storeyville. (L. Armstrong, 1955)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • The Sound of Music (film) — The Sound of Music Original poster by Howard Terpning Directed by Robert Wise Produced b …   Wikipedia

  • The Diamond Age —   …   Wikipedia

  • The Golden Compass (film) — The Golden Compass Theatrical release poster Directed by Chris Weitz Produced by …   Wikipedia

  • The Medium — is a short (one hour long) two act dramatic opera with words and music by Gian Carlo Menotti. Commissioned by Columbia University, its first performance was there on 8 May 1946. The opera s first professional production was presented on a double… …   Wikipedia

  • The Claidi Journals — is a fantasy novel quartet written by Tanith Lee. A collection of the first three novels was released in 2003. Contents 1 Law of the Wolf Tower 1.1 Plot 2 Wolf Star Rise 2.1 …   Wikipedia

  • The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course — US Theatrical release poster Directed by John Stainton …   Wikipedia

  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1986 anime) — Infobox animanga/Header name = The Wonderful Wizard of Oz caption = ja name = オズの魔法使い ja name trans = Oz no Mahōtsukai genre = Fantasy, KodomoInfobox animanga/Anime title = director = Naisho Tonogawa studio = Panmedia network = flagicon|Japan TV… …   Wikipedia

  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1986 TV series) — For other adaptations of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, see The Wizard of Oz (adaptations). The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Title card from the English language version …   Wikipedia

  • The Players Club — Infobox Film name=The Players Club caption= The movie cover for The Players Club . imdb id=0119905 writer=Ice Cube starring=Bernie Mac Monica Calhoun Anthony Johnson Ice Cube Alex Thomas Faizon Love Charlie Murphy Adele Givens Chrystale Wilson… …   Wikipedia

  • The Kite Runner (film) — Infobox Film name = The Kite Runner caption = An American poster for the film director = Marc Forster producer = William Horberg Walter Parkes Rebecca Yeldham E. Bennett Walsh Laurie Macdonald writer = Khaled Hosseini (novel) David Benioff… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”