Whorish Whor"ish, a. Resembling a whore in character or conduct; addicted to unlawful pleasures; incontinent; lewd; unchaste. [1913 Webster] -- {Whor"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Whor"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • whorishness — noun The state or condition of being whorish. Syn: strumpetry …   Wiktionary

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