slut

noun
\ ˈslət How to pronounce slut (audio) \

Definition of slut

1 disparaging + offensive : a promiscuous woman : a woman who has many sexual partners
2 dated
a chiefly British, disparaging : an unclean or slovenly woman : slattern
b : an impudent girl : minx

Other Words from slut

sluttish \ ˈslə-​tish How to pronounce sluttish (audio) \ adjective
sluttishly adverb
sluttishness noun
slutty \ ˈslə-​tē How to pronounce slutty (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of slut

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2a

History and Etymology for slut

Middle English slutte

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“Slut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slut. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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slut

noun
How to pronounce slut (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of slut

informal + offensive : a woman who has many sexual partners

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