Definitions for Harlotˈhɑr lət

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Harlot

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart, cyprian, fancy woman, working girl, sporting lady, lady of pleasure, woman of the street(noun)

    a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

Wiktionary

  1. harlot(Noun)

    a female prostitute

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harlot(noun)

    a churl; a common man; a person, male or female, of low birth

  2. Harlot(noun)

    a person given to low conduct; a rogue; a cheat; a rascal

  3. Harlot(noun)

    a woman who prostitutes her body for hire; a prostitute; a common woman; a strumpet

  4. Harlot(adj)

    wanton; lewd; low; base

  5. Harlot(verb)

    to play the harlot; to practice lewdness

  6. Origin: [OE. harlot, herlot, a vagabond, OF. harlot, herlot, arlot; cf. Pr. arlot, Sp. arlote, It. arlotto; of uncertain origin.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Harlot

    här′lot, n. a woman who prostitutes her body for hire, a whore.—adj. wanton: lewd.—n. Har′lotry, prostitution, unchastity: (obs.) a woman given to such: meretriciousness. [O. Fr. herlot, arlot, a base fellow; origin dub., perh. from Old High Ger. karl (A.S. ceorl).]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Harlot in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Harlot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas Secker:

    If you would not step into the harlot's house, do not go by the harlot's door.

  2. D. H. Lawrence:

    If a woman hasn't got a tiny streak of a harlot in her, she's a dry stick as a rule.

  3. C. S. Lewis:

    Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair.

  4. Lord Byron, Letter to Thomas Moore:

    What is hope? nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.

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