Glossary of Prostitution related Terms and acronyms

Agency An organization or individual that manages many providers. The agency handles all calls, bookings and advertising. The agency takes a percentage of the fee for each session.
Amazon A tall, strong, often masculine woman.
AMP Asian Massage Parlor
Around the world Anilingus and Fellatio.
Asian Anilingus, erotic stimulation achieved by contact between mouth and anus
Asian Cowgirl Woman rides on top during intercourse, squatting over the man on her feet, not on her knees.
ASP 1. an unmoderated discussion forum (Usenet newsgroup) for prostitution and related topics. The acronym (ASP) is traditionally placed in the subject line of a post to be able to filter out spam. 2. Adult Service Provider
ATF All Time Favorite
Aunt Flo Menstruation also; Period
Bait and Switch Internet or newspaper advertisements, which may include photos and/or descriptions, do not match the woman who shows up, or she has been grossly misrepresented.
Balloons Breast implants.
Bareback Without a condom.
BBBJ Bareback Blow Job, oral stimulation of the penis without a condom
BBBJTC Bareback Blow Job To Completion, oral stimulation of the penis to orgasm without a condom. (May spit or swallow)
BBW Big Beautiful Woman, euphemism for overweight
BDSM Bondage, Discipline, Sado-Masochism. This is a catch-all to refer to the various aspects of negotiated, mutually consensual exchange of power between two consenting adults. Regardless of the depth of the relationship, consent, safety and sanity are the cornerstone of the lifestyle.
Beret A condom.
BF Boyfriend
BFE Boyfriend Experience, A subjective term used primarily by providers to describe good clients.
Birdwatching BBBJTC and she swallows.
Cash and Dash A rip-off. She shows up, takes your money, doesn't provide, might offer to "dance", and leaves.
CBJ CBJ, Covered Blow Job, fellatio with a condom
CC Roman Numeral for 200. Roman numerals sometimes used for fees.
CIM Cum in mouth.
Civilian A woman who makes herself available for sexual encounters but not for financial gain. May be less discreet than a provider and more interested in a relationship.
Clockwatcher A term for a provider who counts the minutes until the session is over. Usually used to describe a provider who rushes and does not enjoy her work.
Completion Orgasm. e.g. She gave a bareback blowjob to completion.
Cowgirl Woman rides on top, knees astride.
Crime scene action Sexual activity during her period.
Cups of coffee Orgasms (e.g. multiple cups of coffee means she allows more than one orgasm)
Dance and Dash A rip-off. She shows up, takes your money, doesn't provide, might offer to "dance", and leaves.
DATO Dining at the O, Anilingus, oral stimulation of the anus
DATY Dining at the Y, Cunnilingus, oral stimulation of the vulva or clitoris
DFK Deep French Kissing, kissing with tongue
Doubles A threesome with two providers
DP Double Penetration
DT Deep throat: Fellatio where the woman takes the penis down her throat.
EOM End of Message - Used in a subject line to indicate no further content in body of message,
Enhancements Breast implants.
Envelope Often cash payments for a provider are placed in an envelope. Rather than handing her cash directly, or discussing money, the envelope is left in a conspicuous location for the provider to pick up as she leaves (outcall), or after the hobbyist leaves (incall).
Escort A woman who is paid for her companionship.
Face painting Man ejaculates on woman's face.
Facial Man ejaculates on woman's face.
FBSM Full Body Sensual Massage; not usually full service; expect only massage (usually nude or topless) and handjob, but more services might be available.
FOTC Fuck of the century.
French Oral sex, on either party
FS Full Service, Vaginal intercourse to completion
Full meal deal Full Service, Vaginal intercourse to completion
GFE Girl Friend Experience, A subjective term, but usually used as praise for a very passionate, sensual, non-mechanical experience. Most consider deep french kissing a baseline requirement for GFE.
Glove Condom
Greek Anal Sex
Half and half BJ and FS
HJ Hand Job, stimulation of the penis using hand and fingers
HME Honeymoon experience. A subjective term used as praise for a very intense, very "real" session, usually DFK is a baseline requirement for HME, her being a virgin isn't.
HR Hand Release, stimulation of the penis to orgasm using hand and fingers
Hobby, The The patronizing of prostitutes.
Hobbyist A man who patronizes prostitutes.
Hostess Club A lower end strip club where bargaining for sex acts with the dancers is acceptable, and some activities may occur on premises.
HWP Height and Weight Proportional (i.e. "normal" build)
Incall You go to her place (Could be hotel, motel, studio apt, her residence, or a mini-storage unit)
Independent, Indie An escort who works on her own, without an agency affiliation. The escort manages her own calls, bookings, advertising and finances.
Interpreter Condom (e.g. She spoke French without the aid of an interpreter = BBBJ)
ISO In search of
Jack Shack Refers to an establishment (massage parlor, lingerie modelling) that is not usually full service; expect only massage (usually nude or topless) and handjob, but more services might be available.
Jimmy Hat A condom
John A man who patronizes prostitutes.
L/A/S Looks/Attitude/Service: A subjective ranking system. Each criteria separately ranked, from lowest (1) to highest (10). Examples: 2/9/8 = Unnattractive, but very friendly and good sex. 10/5/4 = Model material, but a poor attitude, and mediocre sex.
LE Law Enforcement.
Mall, Escort Mall A website that advertises many different providers. The providers may be independent or agency, and may or may not be associated with each other, or with the mall.
MG Massage Girl
Mish Missionary position, Man on top during intercourse
Missionary Man on top during intercourse
MP Massage Parlor
Newbie A novice hobbyist or novice provider.
No-Show Escort or Client never shows up for an appointment, does not contact in advance to cancel or warn.
Nooner A lunch-time or afternoon session, popular with married hobbyists.
NQBC Non-quitter, but covered. CBJ to completion.
NQBS Non-quitter, but spitter. BBBJTC and spits your ejaculate.
NQNS Non-quitter, non-spitter. BBBJTC and swallows your ejaculate.
Off-the-clock Activities that occur with a provider that she chooses not to charge for. (e.g. "We had lunch off-the-clock")
Out, Outed Private, personal information on a hobbyist or provider is made public. e.g. Someone's real name and address is posted to a public forum.
Outcall She comes to your place
Party hat Condom
Pearl Necklace Man ejaculates on woman's neck and/or chest
Pooner A hobbyist who is immersed in the hobby culture. e.g. He may be very involved with the review boards and/or private exchange of information on providers and the hobby.
Pops, multiple She allows you to have more than 1 orgasm during the session (e.g. more than one or multiple pops allowed)
Professional or Businessmen only A subjective request used in provider advertising as a pre-screen for clients. The provider posts this in hopes of attracting "better" clientele.
Provider Prostitute
PSE Porn Star Experience, A subjective term, used as praise for a provider that might have a high energy level, a particularly hot look, or is very accomodating ("nastiness" factor).
PV Private viewing: Dancing, modeling, perhaps a HJ; not usually FS.
Raincoat Condom
REQ: Request: Used in the subject line of a post to indicate the body contains a request for information.
REV: Review: Used in the subject line of a post to indicate the body contains review of a provider.
Reverse Cowgirl woman rides on top, facing away
Rimming, Rimjob Anilingus, erotic stimulation achieved by contact between mouth and anus
Russian Penis between her breasts
San Juan Capistrano BBBJTC and she swallows.
Sandbag, Sandbagger A subjective term for a review (or reviewer) that misleads the reader by giving unwarranted praise to a provider.
Screening A provider or agency does a pre-session background check on a new client. e.g. collecting verifiable personal info such as the hobbyist's real name, place of employment, home or work phone, home or work address, or a referral from a trusted provider. Upfront deposits may also be used as a screening tool to hedge against no-shows.
Search Function A software feature that allows a user to search a review board or forum, based on a keyword or words. Most often, this feature is used to find existing reviews of a provider, or to check the review history of a hobbyist.
Self-post A provider or agency poses as a hobbyist, and posts a highly positive review of herself or agency to increase business.
Session Paid time spent with a provider.
SG Street girl.
Shill A hobbyist who writes unwarranted positive reviews in exchange for discounts or special favors from an agency or provider.
Slam, Slammed An unwarranted harsh review or abusive criticism of a provider.
SO Significant other.
SP Service Provider, prostitute.
Spinner A very petite provider. Etymology: From the 1970's toy, "Sit 'n' Spin"
Sting A female police officer poses as a prostitute to apprehend unsuspecting johns, or a male police officer poses as a john to apprehend unsuspecting prostitutes.
Street action Prostitution that is solicited on public streets. Prostitutes (usually on foot) are picked up by Johns in motor vehicles. Sexual acts may occur in the vehicle, or at another agreed upon location.
Stroll A street, strip, or neighborhood that sees heavy street action.
SW Street walker.
Take care of business Payment is made to provider. e.g. "She wanted to take care of business first"
TBD The Big Doggie, National Reviews and discussion (All major cities)
TER The Erotic Review, National Reviews and discussion (All major cities)
Throne Job Self-service hand job. Refers to an establishment that doesn't offer FS. The premises will only have a large chair or "throne" for you to sit on and masturbate while the woman dances for you.
Tipping required Hidden charges, provider demands more than the advertised price in order to perform, or bargains hard for various services.
Took one for the team, TOFTT A hobbyist reviews a provider who has no (or scattered) reviews. He was ripped off, or his experience was very poor. Ostensibly, he has helped save other members of the commumity (the team) from making the same mistake.
Toss the salad Anilingus
TS Transsexual: a person with a psychological urge to belong to the opposite sex that may be carried to the point of undergoing surgery to modify the sex organs to mimic the opposite sex
TV Transvestite: person and especially a male who adopts the dress and often the behavior typical of the opposite sex especially for purposes of emotional or sexual gratification
Umbrella Condom.
Uncovered Without a condom.
Weeklies Alternative weekly newspapers. These often contain various adult service listings, including massage and escort advertisements. e.g. The Village Voice, San Francisco Bay Guardian, The Stranger.
YMMV Your Mileage May Vary = Catch all phrase to remind that tastes differ, reviews are inherently subjective, and that providers have good and bad days, thus experiences vary.
YMMV Girl A provider who is known for being inconsistent in her attitude and service. i.e. Gets hot and cold reviews.
$ The dollar sign is sometimes used for fees. Usually $ = $100, $$ = $200, $$$ = $300 and so on. Often .5 signifies $50, so $$.5 would mean $250.
411 Information, intel. e.g. "I got the 411 on her from jessejames69"

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