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Meaning of WHORE

Pronunciation:  howr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
  2. [v]  have unlawful sex with a whore
  3. [v]  corrupt by lewd intercourse
 

WHORE is a 5 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: bawd, cocotte, cyprian, fancy woman, harlot, lady of pleasure, prostitute, sporting lady, tart, trollop, woman of the street, working girl
 
 See Also: adult female, call girl, camp follower, corrupt, debase, debauch, demimondaine, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, floozie, floozy, fornicate, hooker, hustler, misdirect, pervert, profane, slattern, street girl, streetwalker, subvert, vitiate, white slave, woman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Whore\, n. [OE. hore, AS. h?re; akin to D. hoer, hoere,
    G. hure, OHG. huora, huorra, Icel. h?ra, Dan. hore, Sw. hora,
    Goth. h?rs an adulterer, AS. h?r 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.
    
    Syn: Harlot; courtesan; prostitute; strumpet.
    
    
  2. \Whore\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Whored}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Whoring}.] [Cf. Icel. h?ra. See {Whore}, n.]
    1. To have unlawful sexual intercourse; to practice lewdness.
    
    2. (Script.) To worship false and impure gods.
    
    
  3. \Whore\, v. t.
    To corrupt by lewd intercourse; to make a whore of; to
    debauch. [R.] --Congreve.
    
    
 

 

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