intellectual prostitute - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    someone who has outstanding qualities of mind and heart, but unfortunately these qualities are for sale and often used for illegitimate purposes

    Undoubtedly he is a lawyer of very high calibre, but unfortunately he is no more than an intellectual prostitute.

    Submitted by Abdur Rehman Cheema from New Zealand on 03/08/2010