Definitions for whorehɔr, hoʊr; often hʊər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

whorehɔr, hoʊr; often hʊər(n.; v.)whored, whor•ing.

  1. (n.)a prostitute, esp. a woman who engages in promiscuous sexual intercourse for money.

  2. (v.i.)to act as a whore.

  3. to consort with whores.

Origin of whore:

bef. 1100; ME, OE hōre, c. OHG huo(r)ra, ON hōra

Princeton's WordNet

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

    a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

  2. whore(verb)

    work as a prostitute

  3. whore(verb)

    have unlawful sex with a whore

  4. whore(verb)

    compromise oneself for money or other gains

    "She whored herself to Hollywood"

Wiktionary

  1. whore(Noun)

    A prostitute.

  2. whore(Noun)

    A person who is considered to be sexually promiscuous (see also: slut).

  3. whore(Noun)

    A person who is unscrupulous, especially one who compromises their principles for gain.

  4. whore(Noun)

    A person who will violate behavioral standards to achieve something desired.

  5. whore(Noun)

    A contemptible person.

  6. whore(Verb)

    To prostitute oneself.

  7. whore(Verb)

    To engage the services of a prostitute.

  8. whore(Verb)

    To pimp; to pander.

  9. whore(Verb)

    To pursue false gods.

  10. whore(Verb)

    To pursue false goals.

  11. whore(Contraction)

    Who are.

  12. Origin: From hore, from hōrōn, from kāro-; cognate with Old Norse hóra, hórr, German Hure, Middle High German huore, Old High German huora, Dutch hoer. Non-Germanic cognates include Latin carus and काम.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whore(noun)

    a woman who practices unlawful sexual commerce with men, especially one who prostitutes her body for hire; a prostitute; a harlot

  2. Whore(noun)

    to have unlawful sexual intercourse; to practice lewdness

  3. Whore(noun)

    to worship false and impure gods

  4. Whore(verb)

    to corrupt by lewd intercourse; to make a whore of; to debauch

Freebase

  1. Whore

    Whore is a 1991 British-American drama film directed by Ken Russell and starring Theresa Russell. The screenplay by Russell is based on David Hines' play of the same name. While not a financial success grossing a little over $1 million, the film did attract some positive notices, and generated an unrelated sequel.


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whore(noun)

a prostitute.

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