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Meaning of STRUMPET

Pronunciation:  'strumpit

WordNet Dictionary
[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
  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.