Definition of harlot
Examples of harlot in a Sentence
the touristy port town little resembled the haven for thieves, cutthroats, and harlots it had once been
Recent Examples of harlot from the Web
Margaret’s older daughter, Charlotte (Jessica Brown Findlay), is already established enough as a harlot to have found her own keeper—
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'harlot'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of harlot
Middle English, rogue, buffoon, female prostitute, from Anglo-French herlot beggar, vagabond
First Known Use: 15th century
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up harlot? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).