harlot

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noun har·lot \ˈhär-lət\

Definition of harlot

Examples of harlot in a Sentence

  1. the touristy port town little resembled the haven for thieves, cutthroats, and harlots it had once been

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Origin and Etymology of harlot

Middle English, rogue, buffoon, female prostitute, from Anglo-French herlot beggar, vagabond



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