The Catcher in the Rye

what does Holden mean when he calls D.B a prostitute in the novel 'catcher in the rye'

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Holden's brother, DB, has gone to Hollywood to become a writer, but has had to do other things to make money to survive. He isn't really a prostitute, but to Holden, DB has 'sold out' and is doing something he doesn't want to be doing simply for the money.