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whore

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

whoren. [OE. hore, AS. h; akin to D. hoer, hoere, G. hure, OHG. huora, huorra, Icel. h, Dan. hore, Sw. hora, Goth. h an adulterer, AS. h adultery, OHG. huor, and probably to L. carus dear. Cf. Charity.].
     A woman who practices unlawful sexual commerce with men, especially one who prostitutes her body for hire; a prostitute; a harlot.  Wyclif.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Harlot; courtesan; prostitute; strumpet.
whorev. i. [Cf. Icel. hra. See Whore, n.].
  •  To have unlawful sexual intercourse; to practice lewdness.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To worship false and impure gods.  [1913 Webster]
whorev. t. 
     To corrupt by lewd intercourse; to make a whore of; to debauch.  Congreve.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

whore, n. & v.
--n.
1 a prostitute.
2 derog. a promiscuous woman.
--v.intr.
1 (of a man) seek or chase after whores.
2 archaic (foll. by after) commit idolatry or iniquity.

Idiom
whore-house a brothel.
Derivative
whoredom n. whorer n.
Etymology
OE hore f. Gmc

THESAURUS

whore

B-girl, Cyprian, Jezebel, Paphian, backslider, bad egg, bad lot, bad woman, baggage, bawd, be promiscuous, bitch, black sheep, broad, call girl, chase women, chippy, clitoromaniac, cocotte, commit adultery, coquette, courtesan, daughter of joy, debauch, degenerate, demimondaine, demimonde, demirep, dissipate, drab, easy lay, easy woman, erring sister, fallen angel, fallen woman, fancy woman, fille de joie, flirt, floozy, fornicate, frail sister, gold digger, grisette, grovel, harlot, harridan, hetaera, hooker, hussy, hustler, hysteromaniac, jade, kept woman, lecher, loose woman, lost sheep, lost soul, meretrix, miscreant, moll, nightwalker, nymphet, nympho, nymphomaniac, painted woman, paphian, pervert, philander, pickup, pimp, poule, profligate, prostitute, quean, rake, recidivist, recreant, reprobate, scapegrace, scarlet woman, sleep around, slut, sorry lot, stew, streetwalker, strumpet, swing, tart, trollop, trull, unfortunate woman, uteromaniac, vamp, wallow, wanton, wench, white slave, womanize

ROGET THESAURUS

whore

Libertine

N libertine, voluptuary, rake, debauchee, loose fish, rip, rakehell, fast man, intrigant, gallant, seducer, fornicator, lecher, satyr, goat, whoremonger, paillard, adulterer, gay deceiver, Lothario, Don Juan, Bluebeard, chartered libertine, adulteress, advoutress, courtesan, prostitute, strumpet, harlot, whore, punk, fille de joie, woman, woman of the town, streetwalker, Cyprian, miss, piece, frail sisterhood, demirep, wench, trollop, trull, baggage, hussy, drab, bitch, jade, skit, rig, quean, mopsy, slut, minx, harridan, unfortunate, unfortunate female, unfortunate woman, woman of easy virtue, wanton, fornicatress, Jezebel, Messalina, Delilah, Thais, Phryne, Aspasia, Lais, lorette, cocotte, petite dame, grisette, demimonde, chippy, sapphist, spiritual wife, white slave, concubine, mistress, doxy, chere amie, bona roba, pimp, procurer, pander, pandar, bawd, conciliatrix, procuress, mackerel, wittol.


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