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 Dictionary entry overview: What does harlot mean? 

HARLOT (noun)
  The noun HARLOT has 1 sense:

1. a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

  Familiarity information: HARLOT used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

HARLOT (noun)

Sense 1harlot [BACK TO TOP]


A woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

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Nouns denoting people


bawd; woman of the street; whore; tart; sporting lady; prostitute; lady of pleasure; harlot; fancy woman; cyprian; cocotte; working girl

Hypernyms ("harlot" is a kind of...):

adult female; woman (an adult female person (as opposed to a man))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "harlot"):

call girl (a female prostitute who can be hired by telephone)

camp follower (a prostitute who provides service to military personnel)

comfort woman; ianfu (a woman forced into prostitution for Japanese servicemen during World War II)

demimondaine (a woman whose sexual promiscuity places her outside respectable society)

floozie; floozy; hooker; hustler; slattern; street girl; streetwalker (a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets)

white slave (a woman sold into prostitution)

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