A slattern with impure, immoral thoughts. Immoral being, "Spread'em like butter, baby!" And moral judging in the corner like, "Keepeth thy legs closeth". Side note: I love the sound of slut when heavy empha-hiss is placed on the letter 's'.
Portrait- 1912 Penelope and the Suitor by, John William Waterhouse
It's his job to present himself in a positive, prosperous-made-of-money kind of way to win her or him over. Prospecting a potential mate.