whore


whore
I UK [hɔː(r)] / US [hɔr] noun [countable]
Word forms "whore":
singular whore plural whores offensive
1) an insulting word for a prostitute (= a woman who has sex with people for money)
2) an insulting word for a woman who has sex with a lot of men

II UK [hɔː(r)] / US [hɔr] verb [intransitive]
Word forms "whore":
present tense I/you/we/they whore he/she/it whores present participle whoring past tense whored past participle whored
a) to pay for sex
b) to earn money by having sex with people who pay for it

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  • Whore — Whore, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Whored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whoring}.] [Cf. Icel. h?ra. See {Whore}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To have unlawful sexual intercourse; to practice lewdness. [1913 Webster] 2. (Script.) To worship false and impure gods. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • whore — [ho: US ho:r] n informal [: Old English; Origin: hore] 1.) taboo an offensive word for a woman who has many sexual partners. Do not use this word. 2.) a female ↑prostitute …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • whore — ► NOUN derogatory ▪ a prostitute or promiscuous woman. ► VERB 1) work as a prostitute. 2) use the services of prostitutes. DERIVATIVES whorish adjective. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • Whore — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Die Hure Originaltitel: Whore Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1990 Länge: 85 Minuten Originalsprache: englisch Altersfreiga …   Deutsch Wikipedia