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whore·mong·er

 (hôr′mŭng′gər, -mŏng′-)
n.
A man who habitually consorts with or pays for the services of prostitutes.

whoremonger

(ˈhɔːˌmʌŋɡə)
n
a person who consorts with whores; lecher
ˈwhoreˌmongery n

whore•mon•ger

(ˈhɔrˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-, ˈhoʊr-; often ˈhʊər-)

n.
a person who consorts with whores.
Also called whore′mas`ter.
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Noun1.whoremonger - a prostitute's customer
customer, client - someone who pays for goods or services
2.whoremonger - a pimp who procures whoreswhoremonger - a pimp who procures whores    
fancy man, pandar, pander, panderer, pimp, procurer, ponce - someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
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I am not in the least provoked at the sight of a lawyer, a pickpocket, a colonel, a fool, a lord, a gamester, a politician, a whoremonger, a physician, an evidence, a suborner, an attorney, a traitor, or the like; this is all according to the due course of things: but when I behold a lump of deformity and diseases, both in body and mind, smitten with pride, it immediately breaks all the measures of my patience; neither shall I be ever able to comprehend how such an animal, and such a vice, could tally together.
34) As the pious magistrates exit the stage and the whoremongers enter, spectators likely take for granted that they can tell who is the leaven and who is the lump.
Fox apparently had no time for its South Lakes inhabitants, describing them as "liars, drunkards, whoremongers and thieves who follow filthy pleasure".
And while many ordinary folks were drawn to them, the mountebanks were often the target of attacks, such as John Oberndorf above, and the Italian critic Scipione Mercuri in Degli Errori, who called them "vagabonds, perjurers, blabbermouths, whoremongers, cardsharps.
If you kicked all the whoremongers out of the national team, then England would only ever play five-a-side matches.
the throne of God", 'a place where God will wipe away tears from his people', 'a city of Gold with twelve pearly gates', 'a place where God is', 'the temple', 'a place for overcomers of sinful life', 'a place not for the fearful', and whoremongers and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars (Revelation 21 verses 1-22).