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—
After centuries of wenches and harlots being part of the Jolly Roger narrative, Carina does wonders for feminist piracy.
Black people were on the margins in those early films, slipping in and out of scenes as maids, servants, busboys, slaves, dancing girls, porters, harlot mulattresses, and field hands.
Harlots begins on ITV Encore (U.K.) and Hulu (U.S.) on March 29.
The women, obviously, are encouraged to dress like harlots.
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Origin and Etymology of harlot
Middle English, rogue, buffoon, female prostitute, from Anglo-French herlot beggar, vagabond
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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