An example of a harlot is a woman who has sex with many men in exchange for money.
Other Word Forms
Origin of harlot
- Middle English vagabond, itinerant jester, rascal, lecher, harlot from Old French arlot, herlot vagabond of unknown origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French herlot, arlot (“vagabond, tramp”), of unknown origin.