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Definition of whore noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    whore

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//hɔː(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//hɔːr//
     
     
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  1. 1(old-fashioned) a female prostitute
  2. 2(taboo) an offensive word used to refer to a woman who has sex with a lot of men You dirty little whore! You look like a common whore in that dress!
  3. Word Origin late Old English hōre, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch hoer and German Hure, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin carus ‘dear’.
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