Definitions for promiscuousprəˈmɪs kyu əs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pro•mis•cu•ousprəˈmɪs kyu əs(adj.)
characterized by or having numerous sexual partners on a casual basis.
consisting of a disordered mixture of various elements.
indiscriminate; without discrimination.
casual; irregular; haphazard.
Origin of promiscuous:
1595–1605; < L prōmiscuus mixed up =prō-pro -1+misc(ēre) to mix+-uus deverbal adj. suffix; see -ous
not selective of a single class or person
"Clinton was criticized for his promiscuous solicitation of campaign money"
easy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wanton(adj)
casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
"her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
Made up of various disparate elements mixed together; of disorderly composition.
Made without careful choice; indiscriminate.
Indiscriminate in choice of sexual partners.
"everyone has always known, widely heterosexual men have, as I say, a whiff of the bathhouse about them." uE000150452uE001Ann Coulter
The mode in which a NIC gathers all network traffic instead of getting only the traffic intended for it.
Origin: From promiscuus, from + .
consisting of individuals united in a body or mass without order; mingled; confused; undistinguished; as, a promiscuous crowd or mass
distributed or applied without order or discrimination; not restricted to an individual; common; indiscriminate; as, promiscuous love or intercourse