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strum·pet

 (strŭm′pĭt)
n.
A woman prostitute.

[Middle English.]
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strumpet

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

(ˈstrʌm pɪt)

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

strumpet

(o.f.) [ˈstrʌmpɪt] Nramera f
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strumpet

n (old)Hure f, → Dirne f
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References in classic literature ?
The innkeeper came in exclaiming, "Where art thou, strumpet? Of course this is some of thy work." At this Sancho awoke, and feeling this mass almost on top of him fancied he had the nightmare and began to distribute fisticuffs all round, of which a certain share fell upon Maritornes, who, irritated by the pain and flinging modesty aside, paid back so many in return to Sancho that she woke him up in spite of himself.
No the infidel Templar the licentious De Bracy Ulrica, the foul murdering strumpet the men who aided my enterprises the dog Saxons and accursed Jews, who are my prisoners all, all shall attend me a goodly fellowship as ever took the downward road Ha, ha, ha!'' and he laughed in his frenzy till the vaulted roof rang again.
"Holloa, there!" cried he; "what do you want, you strumpet? What's your business here, you hussy?"
I suppose she hath only taken this method to provide for her child; and truly I am glad she hath not done worse." "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 David Tennant has great fun as a preacher who brands Mary a strumpet.
Kate, whose grandfather Dennis was a radio star and whose grandmother Daphne Carroll appeared in TV mini-series Strumpet City, said she was expecting the whole clan to tur up and support her on opening night.
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).
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.