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 ?
Franz went in with his eyes blindfolded, and was waited on by mutes and by women to whom Cleopatra was a painted strumpet.
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.
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?
Wracked with guilt over her sordid fling, the Albert Square strumpet tearfully confesses to husband Alfie that she has been sleeping with a mystery man, and in the frame are Michael Moon and the three Branning brothers - Max, Jack and Derek.
While your partner may not condemn you as a strumpet, he may become seethingly jealous picturing the sex you had with a string of lovers who, in his imagination, far outrank him in terms of technique and stamina.
When it was published,11 years after its commission, Strumpet City was an immediate commercial and critical success.
Met him in the back bar of the Sullen Strumpet where, once again, I was left marvelling at how a man with three women and an Alfa Romeo can be so glum.
The 82-year-old, who starred in Strumpet City and Fawlty Towers passed away after a short illness.
Not a lot of people know this but the University Challenge egghead and the Carry On strumpet spoke of things like Mesopotamian ceramics and jellied eels when they were having tea once upon a time.
Boyle returned to the UK for two television movies for the BBC,Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise and Strumpet.
Sammy - the little strumpet - is attracted to her new boss, and Marty and Diane face prosecution as they try to keep Anthony from school.
Magical Flute, who is trained by Mick Channon, showed a degree of promise on her debut when down the field in the Salisbury maiden won by Strumpet last month and can reverse placings with the third home, Cayman Expresso, in the Ian Russell Happy 40th Birthday Maiden Fillies' Stakes (2.