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.

    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.

  2. whorenoun

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

    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.

  3. whorenoun

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

    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.

  4. whorenoun

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

    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.

  5. whorenoun

    A contemptible person.

    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.

  6. whoreverb

    To prostitute oneself.

    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.

  7. whoreverb

    To engage the services of a prostitute.

    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.

  8. whoreverb

    To pimp; to pander.

    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.

  9. whoreverb

    To pursue false gods.

    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.

  10. whoreverb

    To pursue false goals.

    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.

  11. whorecontraction

    Who are.

    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.

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

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

  2. Whorenoun

    to have unlawful sexual intercourse; to practice lewdness

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

  3. Whorenoun

    to worship false and impure gods

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

  4. Whoreverb

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

    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. hower

  2. how're

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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. Geoffrey Gorer:

    The trouble with my wife is that she is a whore in the kitchen and a cook in the bed.

  2. Edward Dahlberg:

    What men desire is a virgin who is a whore.

  3. John Gay:

    Through all the employments of life each neighbor abuses his brother; whore and rogue they call husband and wife: All professions be-rogue one another.

  4. John Gay:

    A fox may steal your hens, Sir, a whore your health and pence, Sir, your daughter rob your chest, Sir, your wife may steal your rest, Sir, a thief your goods and plate. But this is all but picking, with rest, pence, chest and chicken; it ever was decreed, Sir, if lawyer's hand is feed, Sir, he steals your whole estate.

  5. Cicely Tyson:

    After that, I was offered the part of another whore and I said no because I didn’t want to get typecast and because it was demeaning to Black women.

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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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    • A. flabby
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    • C. irascible
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