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a Polari term for someone who is a prostitute, and by association, someone is who sexually promiscuous. Has become common parlance in the United Kingdom, where it is also used to describe someone who is dressed up, particularly in a showy or suggestive way – e.g. “tart yourself up”.

Originally published: 6th March, 2021
Last modified: March 6, 2021