strumpet

  • 1 Strumpet — Strum pet, a. Of or pertaining to a strumpet; characteristic of a strumpet. [1913 Webster] Out on thy more than strumpet impudence. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Strumpet — Strum pet, v. t. 1. To debauch. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To dishonor with the reputation of being a strumpet; hence, to belie; to slander. [1913 Webster] With his untrue reports, strumpet your fame. Massinger. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Strumpet — Strum pet, n. [OE. strumpet, strompet; cf. OF. stupe debauchery, F. stupe, L. stuprare, stupratum, to debauch, stuprum debauchery, Gael. & Ir. striopach a prostitute.] A prostitute; a harlot. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 strumpet — (n.) early 14c., of uncertain origin. One theory connects it with L. stuprata, fem. pp. of stuprare have illicit sexual relations with, or L.L. strupum dishonor, violation. Others suggest M.Du. strompe a stocking, or strompen to stride, to stalk… …

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  • 5 strumpet — [n] prostitute call girl*, harlot, hooker, hussy, lady of the evening*, slut, streetwalker, whore, woman of the street*; concept 412 …

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  • 6 strumpet — ► NOUN archaic or humorous ▪ a female prostitute or a promiscuous woman. ORIGIN of unknown origin …

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  • 7 strumpet — [strum′pit] n. [ME < ?] a prostitute; harlot …

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  • 8 strumpet —    To Shakespeare, who uses this word vocatively in, e.g. Hamlet, The Winter’s Tale, Othello, ‘strumpet’ meant a prostitute. It is doubtful if a modern woman would understand it in that sense. She would think it a very old fashioned word, one… …

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  • 9 strumpet — noun a) A female prostitute; a woman who is very sexually active. Usage note often used as bit of strumpet, piece of strumpet. b) A female adulterer. Usage note derogatory …

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  • 10 strumpet — UK [ˈstrʌmpɪt] / US noun [countable] Word forms strumpet : singular strumpet plural strumpets old fashioned an insulting word for a woman who has a lot of sexual relationships or has sex with people who pay her money …

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  • 11 strumpet — noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century prostitute 1a …

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  • 12 Strumpet — …

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  • 13 strumpet — strumpetlike, adj. /strum pit/, n. a prostitute; harlot. [1300 50; ME < ?] * * * …

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  • 14 strumpet — Synonyms and related words: Jezebel, bad woman, baggage, bitch, broad, chippy, clitoromaniac, cocotte, coquette, drab, easy lay, easy woman, flirt, floozy, frail sister, gold digger, grisette, harridan, hussy, hysteromaniac, jade, jezebel, loose… …

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  • 15 strumpet — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. streetwalker, whore, harlot; see prostitute . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. harlot, whore, hussy, slut, tramp, trollop, *lady of the evening, *call girl, streetwalker. see prostitute III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A… …

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  • 16 strumpet — strum|pet [ˈstrʌmpıt] n old fashioned an insulting word meaning a woman who has sex for money = ↑prostitute …

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  • 17 strumpet — strum|pet [ strʌmpıt ] noun count OLD FASHIONED an insulting word for a woman who has a lot of sexual relationships or has sex with people who pay her money strung strung the past tense and past participle of string 2 …

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  • 18 strumpet — sb. Pol. S. 153. Span. estrupar. Lat. stuprum. The ‘m’ is inserted, as in ‘pamphlet,’ from Span. ‘papelete’ …

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  • 19 strumpet — strum·pet || strÊŒmpɪt n. prostitute, whore …

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  • 20 strumpet — trumpets …

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