Whore Definition

Define what is Whore?

1. bawd, woman of the street, whore, tart, sporting lady, prostitute, lady of pleasure, harlot, fancy woman, Cyprian, cocotte, working girl (noun)

a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money.

    Hypernyms

    adult female, woman noun
    an adult female person (as opposed to a man).

    Hyponyms

    call girl noun
    a female prostitute who can be hired by telephone.

    camp follower noun
    a prostitute who provides service to military personnel.

    comfort woman, ianfu noun
    a woman forced into prostitution for Japanese servicemen during World War II.

    demimondaine noun
    a woman whose sexual promiscuity places her outside respectable society.

    floozie, floozy, hustler, slattern, street girl, streetwalker, Hooker noun
    a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets.

    white slave noun
    a woman sold into prostitution.

    2. whore (verb)

    work as a prostitute.

      Hypernyms

      work verb
      exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity.

      3. whore (verb)

      have unlawful sex with a whore.

        Hypernyms

        fornicate verb
        have sex without being married.

        4. whore (verb)

        compromise oneself for money or other gains.

        • She whored herself to Hollywood.
        Hypernyms

        compromise verb
        make a compromise; arrive at a compromise.

        Nearby Terms

        whoredom (noun)
        offering sexual intercourse for pay

        whorehouse (noun)
        a building where prostitutes are available

        whoremaster (noun)
        a prostitute's customer

        whoremonger (noun)
        a prostitute's customer

        whoreson (noun)
        the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents

        whorl (noun)
        a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)

        whorled (adjective satellite)
        in the shape of a coil

        whorled aster (noun)
        North American perennial with apparently whorled leaves and showy white purple-tinged flowers

        whorled caraway (noun)
        a caraway with whorled leaves

        whorled loosestrife (noun)
        common North American yellow-flowered plant

        whorled milkweed (noun)
        milkweed of the eastern United States with narrow leaves in whorls and greenish-white flowers

        whorlywort (noun)
        a tall perennial herb having spikes of small white or purple flowers; common in eastern North America

        whortleberry (noun)
        erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berries

        why (noun)
        the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores'

        whydah (noun)
        mostly black African weaverbird