kerb crawler


kerb crawler
BrE curb crawler AmE noun (C) a man who drives his car slowly along the road looking for a prostitute (=women who has sex for money) - kerb crawling noun (U)

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  • kerb-crawler — kerbˈ crawler noun Someone who drives along slowly with the intention of enticing people into the car, usu for sexual purposes • • • Main Entry: ↑kerb * * * ˈkerb crawler [kerb crawler kerb crawlers] ; …   Useful english dictionary

  • kerb crawler — kerb .crawler BrE curb crawler AmE n a man who drives his car slowly along the road looking for a ↑prostitute (=a women who has sex for money) >kerb crawling n [U] ▪ He was arrested for kerb crawling …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • kerb-crawler — kerb crawling ► NOUN Brit. ▪ the action of driving slowly along the edge of the road in search of a prostitute or to harass female pedestrians. DERIVATIVES kerb crawler noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Kerb crawler — Illustration of kerb crawling A kerb crawler (or curb crawler) is a person who drives around areas known for street prostitution soliciting prostitutes for sex. The act is known as kerb crawling because the person will typically drive very slowly …   Wikipedia

  • Kerb Crawler — Infobox Single Name = Kerb Crawler Type = Single Artist = Hawkwind from Album = Astounding Sounds, Amazing Music B side = Honky Dorky Recorded = Roundhouse Studios, February 1976 Released = 16 July 1976 Format = 7 Vinyl record Genre = Space Rock… …   Wikipedia

  • kerb crawler — /ˈkɜb krɔlə/ (say kerb krawluh) noun Colloquial a person who drives slowly down a street to inspect streetwalkers before approaching one. {kerb + crawler} –kerb crawling, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • kerb crawler — noun Someone who drives slowly along roads seeking sex from prostitutes or other women Syn: kerb crawling …   Wiktionary

  • kerb crawler — Noun. A person who drives slowly to view street prostitutes, with the intention of procuring their services. Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • kerb crawler — noun someone who drives slowly along the curb seeking sex from prostitutes or other women • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) kerb-crawler — British & Australian, American someone who drives slowly along a road looking for someone to have sex with. I don t like walking down this road at night it s full of prostitutes and kerb crawlers …   New idioms dictionary