Whoredom definition

hôrdəm
The practice of accepting payment in exchange for sexual relations; prostitution.
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(bible) Idolatry: Hos. 4:12
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Prostitution or fornication.
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(bible) Unfaithfulness to God; idolatry.
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Promiscuous sex.
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The state of being a whore, prostitution; sexual indulgence, fornication. [from 12th c.]
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Unlawful sexual relations.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
whoredom
Plural:
whoredoms

Origin of whoredom

  • Middle English hordom from Old Norse hōrdōmr kā- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Middle English horedom, hordom, from Old Norse hórdómr, ultimately corresponding to whore +"Ž -dom. Cognate with Swedish hordom (“whoredom"), Middle Dutch hoerdom (“whoredom").

    From Wiktionary