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Meaning of PROMISCUOUS

Pronunciation:  pru'miskyoous

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
  2. [adj]  not selective of a single class or person; "Clinton was criticized for his promiscuous solicitation of campaign money"
 

PROMISCUOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: easy, indiscriminate, light, loose, sluttish, unchaste, wanton
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*mis"cu*ous\, a. [L. promiscuus; pro before, in
place of, for + miscere to mix. See {Mix}. ]
1. Consisting of individuals united in a body or mass without
   order; mingled; confused; undistinguished; as, a
   promiscuous crowd or mass.

         A wild, where weeds and flowers promiscuous shoot.
                                               --Pope.

2. Distributed or applied without order or discrimination;
   not restricted to an individual; common; indiscriminate;
   as, promiscuous love or intercourse.

 

 

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