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Men who use prostitutes are colloquially called johns. Is there a specific word for women who use prostitutes?

  • Johanna may pass, simply as a feminine equivalent of john. My theory is, if others understand its meaning, then it's a word. – jchook Apr 16 '15 at 1:00
  • I've seen "jane" used once or twice. – Hot Licks Apr 16 '15 at 2:32
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I've seen jane is used for a female john but it is not as common.

John is used for men, however you can find gender neutral definitions of the term as well. For example, Newspeak (Routledge Revivals): A Dictionary of Jargon (By Jonathon Green) mentions that it is used for both male and female.

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