What does whore mean?

Definitions for whore
hɔr, hoʊr; often hʊərwhore

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word whore.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart, cyprian, fancy woman, working girl, sporting lady, lady of pleasure, woman of the streetverb

    a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

  2. whoreverb

    work as a prostitute

  3. whoreverb

    have unlawful sex with a whore

  4. whoreverb

    compromise oneself for money or other gains

    "She whored herself to Hollywood"

Wiktionary

  1. whorenoun

    A prostitute.

  2. whorenoun

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

  3. whorenoun

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

  4. whorenoun

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

  5. whorenoun

    A contemptible person.

  6. whoreverb

    To prostitute oneself.

  7. whoreverb

    To engage the services of a prostitute.

  8. whoreverb

    To pimp; to pander.

  9. whoreverb

    To pursue false gods.

  10. whoreverb

    To pursue false goals.

  11. whorecontraction

    Who are.

  12. Etymology: 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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. WHOREnoun

    Etymology: hor , Saxon; hoere, Dutch.

    To put out the word whore, thou dost me wo,
    Throughout my book; troth, put out woman too. Ben Jonson.

    Orontes
    Conveys his wealth to Tiber’s hungry shores,
    And fattens Italy with foreign whores. Dryden.

    We weary’d should lie down in death:
    This cheat of life would take no more;
    If you thought fame but empty breath;
    Your Phyllis but a perjur’d whore. Matthew Prior.

  2. To Whoreverb

    To corrupt with regard to chastity.

  3. To Whoreverb

    To converse unlawfully with the other sex.

    Etymology: from the noun.

    ’Tis a noble general’s prudent part,
    To cherish valour, and reward desert:
    Let him be daub’d with lace, live high, and whore;
    Sometimes be lousy, but be never poor. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whorenoun

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

  2. Whorenoun

    to have unlawful sexual intercourse; to practice lewdness

  3. Whorenoun

    to worship false and impure gods

  4. Whoreverb

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

  5. Etymology: [Cf. Icel. hra. See Whore, n.]

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Whore

    hōr, n. a woman who prostitutes her body for hire, a prostitute, harlot, strumpet, hence any unchaste woman.—v.i. to practise lewdness.—v.t. to corrupt by lewd commerce.—ns. Whore′dom, unlawful sexual intercourse: idolatry; Whore′house, a brothel; Whore′master (Shak.), a pimp.—adj. Whore′masterly, libidinous.—ns. Whore′monger, a lecher: a pander; Whore′son (Shak.), a bastard.—adj. mean, scurvy.—adj. Whō′rish.—adv. Whō′rishly.—n. Whō′rishness. [Ice. hóra, an adulteress, fem. of hórr, an adulterer. The word was confused with A.S. horu (Old High Ger. horo), dirt. There is no connection with hire.]

Rap Dictionary

  1. whorenoun

    A woman or a man that sleeps around.

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  1. how're

  2. hower

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whore in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of whore in a Sentence

  1. James Nicoll:

    The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.

  2. Monica Lewinsky:

    Now I admit I made mistakes — especially wearing that beret — but the attention and judgment that I received — not the story, but that I personally received — was unprecedented, i was branded as a tramp, tart, slut, whore, bimbo and, of course, 'that woman.' I was known by many, but actually known by few. I get it. It was easy to forget 'that woman' was dimensional and had a soul.

  3. Edward Dahlberg:

    What men desire is a virgin who is a whore.

  4. King Henry III of France:

    Putain Public (reference to Elizabeth I- means public whore)

  5. Kelsie Stone:

    Some of the comments have them mentioning how they liked what they saw, how could they get some of that or whatever, i've been called a whore for even sending pictures like that in the first place.

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Translations for whore

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  • hoorAfrikaans
  • فاحشة, عاهرة, عهر, عاهرArabic
  • fahişə, qəhbəAzerbaijani
  • ку́рва, шлю́хаBelarusian
  • ку́рва, блудни́цаBulgarian
  • gastBreton
  • putaCatalan, Valencian
  • běhna, nevěstka, děvka, kurva, šlapkaCzech
  • hwren, gast, putainWelsh
  • hore, skøge, luder, prostitueretDanish
  • Nutte, Schlampe, Hure, prostituieren, herumhuren, rumhurenGerman
  • πουτάνα, πόρνη, εκπορνεύομαι, εκδίδομαιGreek
  • ĉiesulino, prostituino, stratulino, amorulino, publikulino, putinoEsperanto
  • puta, zorra, fulana, guarra, prostituta, golfa, ramera, mujerzuela, prostituirse, putear, [[ir]] [[de]] [[putaSpanish
  • hoorEstonian
  • جنده, فاحشهPersian
  • huora, lutka, myydä itseään, huorataFinnish
  • hora, skøkjaFaroese
  • putain, morue, roulure, salopard, pute, garce, salope, saloparde, prostituer, putasser, aller aux putesFrench
  • striapachIrish
  • strìopach, sgliùrach, luid, reipseach, leodag, siùrsach, slapagScottish Gaelic
  • שרמוטה, זונהHebrew
  • वेश्या, वेHindi
  • kurvaHungarian
  • պոռնիկ, բոզ, տվող, բոզություն, տալArmenian
  • cabo, pelacur, placur, lonte, sundal, perekIndonesian
  • hóraIcelandic
  • sgualdrina, squillo, baldracca, prostituta, troia, meretrice, mignotta, bagascia, sciacquetta, battona, puttana, scrofa, zoccola, peripatetica, prostituirsi, [[andare]] [[a]] [[puttanaItalian
  • זוֹנָהHebrew
  • 売女, 痴女, 売春婦, 街娼, させ子, パンスケ, 浮気女, 娼婦, [[売春婦]]を[[買う]]Japanese
  • lonthé, sundelJavanese
  • ბოზი, მეძავი, როსკიპიGeorgian
  • ស្រីខូចKhmer
  • ಸೂಳೆKannada
  • 갈보, 논다니, 賣春婦, 잡년, 매춘부Korean
  • meretrix, lupa, scortor, scortumLatin
  • HouerLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • kekšėLithuanian
  • mauka, ieleneLatvian
  • kairauMāori
  • курваMacedonian
  • വേശ്യMalayalam
  • янханMongolian
  • pelacurMalay
  • qaħba, prostitutaMaltese
  • slet, hoer, hoertjeDutch
  • hore, ludder, tøsNorwegian
  • ałjiłniiNavajo, Navaho
  • putaOccitan
  • dziwka, szmata, prostytutka, kurwa, prostytuować sięPolish
  • rameira, vadia, devassa, meretriz, garota de programa, puta, prostituta, periguetePortuguese
  • curvă, târfă, prostituatăRomanian
  • проститу́тка, шала́ва, блядь, подсти́лка, побляду́нья, ля́рва, га́дина, прода́жная де́вка, су́ка, гад, шлю́ха, блудни́ца, де́вка, ку́рва, ненаёба, потаску́ха, дава́лка, побляду́шка, говное́д, курве́ц, развра́тничать, распу́тничать, блядова́ть, [[ходи́ть]] [[по]] [[блядь, гуля́тьRussian
  • रूपाजीवाSanskrit
  • курва, kurvaSerbo-Croatian
  • kurva, pobehlicaSlovak
  • prostitutka, kurbaSlovene
  • prostitutë, kurvëAlbanian
  • slampa, horaSwedish
  • விபச்சாரிTamil
  • లంజTelugu
  • фоҳишаTajik
  • หญิงโสเภณีThai
  • fahişeTurkish
  • блудни́ця, пові́я, шльо́ндра, ля́рва, ку́рваUkrainian
  • طوائف, ویشیاUrdu
  • gái điếm, đĩVietnamese
  • putainWalloon
  • זונה, הור, קורוועYiddish
  • 妓女Chinese

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