strumpet


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strum·pet

 (strŭm′pĭt)
n.
A woman prostitute.

[Middle English.]

strumpet

(ˈstrʌmpɪt)
n
archaic a prostitute or promiscuous woman
[C14: of unknown origin]

strum•pet

(ˈstrʌm pɪt)

n.
a prostitute.
[1300–50; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strumpet - a woman adultererstrumpet - a woman adulterer      
adulterer, fornicator - someone who commits adultery or fornication

strumpet

noun
A woman who engages in sexual intercourse for payment:
Slang: hooker, moll.
Idioms: lady of easy virtue, lady of pleasure, lady of the night.
Translations

strumpet

(o.f.) [ˈstrʌmpɪt] Nramera f

strumpet

n (old)Hure f, → Dirne f
References in classic literature ?
I don't know what is worse," cries Deborah, "than for such wicked strumpets to lay their sins at honest men's doors; and though your worship knows your own innocence, yet the world is censorious; and it hath been many an honest man's hap to pass for the father of children he never begot; and if your worship should provide for the child, it may make the people the apter to believe; besides, why should your worship provide for what the parish is obliged to maintain?
Princes (there are more Princes than policemen in Naples--the city is infested with them)--Princes who live up seven flights of stairs and don't own any principalities, will keep a carriage and go hungry; and clerks, mechanics, milliners and strumpets will go without their dinners and squander the money on a hack-ride in the Chiaja; the rag-tag and rubbish of the city stack themselves up, to the number of twenty or thirty, on a rickety little go-cart hauled by a donkey not much bigger than a cat, and they drive in the Chiaja; Dukes and bankers, in sumptuous carriages and with gorgeous drivers and footmen, turn out, also, and so the furious procession goes.
And oops, Mary knows about this now too, after she overhears Tim and Kev talking - and she's not about to let some strumpet make a fool of her friend.
Strumpet stormer Anyone on the lookout for a broodmare should consider Storming Strumpet, who added a first chase success to wins over hurdles and in a bumper in the 2m31/2f handicap.
Cunningham remarks that the general acceptance of the historicity of Strumpet City can be seen as "the greatest tribute to the power of its storyline" (372).
If there's one person Lisa Dingle doesn't want parenting advice from it's Joanie - the brazen strumpet who stole her husband's heart.
An RTE spokeswoman defended the cost yesterday, saying: "RTE has a long history of making home-grown, highquality television drama from Strumpet City to Tolka Row to Love/Hate.
Dulcinea, portrayed by Jessica Norland, ran from man to man like a lovesick puppy instead of a strumpet of the times seeking money for sex.
baseness, from a perspective of such terms as saucy, drunken, strumpet.
Lisa's usually got her hands full dealing with her pesky parents Sue and Barry (Shirley Valentine star Pauline Collins and comedy legend Bobby Ball), and getting local strumpet Bianca (Sian Reeves) to keep her hands off her husband.
It may be -10C outside, but that doesn't stop Helen, famous for playing Street strumpet Rosie Webster, parading her wares in front of the paps in an ever decreasing amount of clothes.
He was joined by a brace of superstar chefs you've never heard of, and some TV strumpet with an allergy to peppers, to talk stuffed squid and lobster ravioli.