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 Dictionary entry overview: What does promiscuous mean? 

PROMISCUOUS (adjective)
  The adjective PROMISCUOUS has 2 senses:

1. not selective of a single class or person
2. casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior

  Familiarity information: PROMISCUOUS used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PROMISCUOUS (adjective)

Sense 1promiscuous [BACK TO TOP]


Not selective of a single class or person

Context example:

Clinton was criticized for his promiscuous solicitation of campaign money


indiscriminate (not marked by fine distinctions)

Sense 2promiscuous [BACK TO TOP]


Casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior


promiscuous; sluttish; wanton; easy; loose; light

Context examples:

her easy virtue / he was told to avoid loose (or light) women / wanton behavior


unchaste (not chaste)

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