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WHORE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does whore mean? 

WHORE (noun)
  The noun WHORE has 1 sense:

1. a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

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


WHORE (verb)
  The verb WHORE has 2 senses:

1. corrupt by lewd intercourse
2. have unlawful sex with a whore

  Familiarity information: WHORE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WHORE (noun)


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Meaning:

A woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

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

Hypernyms ("whore" 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 "whore"):

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)


WHORE (verb)


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Meaning:

Corrupt by lewd intercourse

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Hypernyms (to "whore" is one way to...):

corrupt; debase; debauch; demoralise; demoralize; deprave; misdirect; pervert; profane; subvert; vitiate (corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 2whore [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Have unlawful sex with a whore

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Hypernyms (to "whore" is one way to...):

fornicate (have sex without being married)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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