whoremaster


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whore·mas·ter

 (hôr′măs′tər)
n.
1. A whoremonger.
2. A pimp.

whoremaster

(ˈhɔːˌmɑːstə)
n
archaic a person who consorts with or procures whores
ˈwhoreˌmastery n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whoremaster - a prostitute's customer
customer, client - someone who pays for goods or services
2.whoremaster - a pimp who procures whoreswhoremaster - 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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He pegs it as "an admirable evasion of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition to the charge of a star." One might substitute the astrological with genetics, brain processes, conditioning history, unconscious motivations, death wishes--every variety of causation except that which locates the evil in the man himself.
I don't recall feeling sad at Dimbleby's sombre tones, just howling with laughter as my Irish nana repeatedly yelled at her tiny telly: "Good riddance, you dirty oul' whoremaster."
Angelo's headlong leap into sin begins after he encounters Isabella, while the Duke proves somewhat inept at his backdoor dealing, since not all of his plans unfold as he intended, and he is forced to hear himself mightily abused by the court whoremaster, Lucio.
/ Jealous', and Barbara Blaze still knows him for an 'old whoremaster' (5.7.31-2, 5.8.39).
It was a similar suspicion of loose morals that perhaps provoked David Lewis of Llantrisant to publicly accuse his neighbour Walter Morgan of being "a rogue and a shameless whoremaster".
It is no longer a surprise to learn that Mantle led somewhat of a double life--hero by day, and, in the words of Howard Cosell, "drunken whoremaster" by night (140).