Whore definition

hôr
A person considered as having compromised principles for personal gain.
noun
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Any woman who engages in promiscuous sexual intercourse.
noun
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(often offensive) A person considered sexually promiscuous.
noun
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To compromise one's principles for personal gain.
verb
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To be a whore.
verb
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To accept payment in exchange for sexual relations.
verb
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To have sexual intercourse with whores.
verb
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A prostitute.
noun
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noun
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To associate or have sexual relations with prostitutes or a prostitute.
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The definition of a whore is a name for someone who participates in sexual acts in exchange for money.

An example of whore is what one might call Julia Roberts' character at the beginning of Pretty Woman.

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whore after
  • to debase oneself by pursuing something unworthy or in an unworthy manner
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
whore
Plural:
whores

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

whore after

Origin of whore

  • Middle English hore from Old English hōre kā- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition