What does Harlot mean?

Definitions for Harlotˈhɑr lət

Here are all the 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


  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).]


  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.

Images & Illustrations of Harlot

  1. HarlotHarlotHarlot

Translations for Harlot

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Harlot »


Find a translation for the Harlot definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Harlot definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Harlot." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 20 Feb. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Harlot>.

Are we missing a good definition for Harlot? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Harlot:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.