Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of STRUMPET

Pronunciation:  'strumpit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a woman adulterer
 

STRUMPET is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: adulteress, fornicatress, hussy, jade, loose woman, slut
 
 See Also: adulterer, fornicator

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Strum"pet\, n. [OE. strumpet, strompet; cf. OF. stupe
    debauchery, F. stupe, L. stuprare, stupratum, to debauch,
    stuprum debauchery, Gael. & Ir. striopach a prostitute.]
    A prostitute; a harlot. --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Strum"pet\, a.
    Of or pertaining to a strumpet; characteristic of a strumpet.
    
          Out on thy more than strumpet impudence. --B. Jonson.
    
    
  3. \Strum"pet\, v. t.
    1. To debauch. [Obs.] --Shak.
    
    2. To dishonor with the reputation of being a strumpet;
       hence, to belie; to slander.
    
             With his untrue reports, strumpet your fame.
                                                   --Massinger.
    
    
 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY